Right Down Your Alley: The Complete Book of Bowling (Cengage Learning Activity)

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Cengage Learning Activity Series Get the most out of your favorite physical activities. From aerobics and yoga -- to bowling, tennis, weight training, and more -- the Wadsworth Physical Education Activities Series goes beyond the basics, showing you how to improve, excel, and get more enjoyment from your activities, whatever your skill level and background. RIGHT DOWN YOUR ALLEY: THE COMPLETE BOOK OF BOWLING covers everything you need to know about the game, along with strategies you can use to keep improving. This comprehensive guide covers topics ranging from holding the ball to the principles of movement and competitive bowling. With this book in your pocket you will be bowling strikes in no time at all!

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Vesma Grinfelds earned her B.A. Degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 1971. While attending, she was a member of the bowling team and finished 2nd in the Intercollegiate Championships All-Events. Her professional bowling career started in July 1971 after winning her first title in Las Vegas. During the 20-year span of competitive bowling, she amassed 10 professional titles, 13 regional professional titles, 2 WIBC event titles, and 2 international titles (Japan and the Philippines). She has accomplished three 300 games and an 810 three game series. Vesma was a Master Clinician for the National Bowling Council for 12 years during which time she conducted seminars to bowling coaches and instructors concerning the teaching of bowling fundamentals and techniques. She was also a coach for the Philippines National Bowling Team for the Southeast Asian Games in 1981. During her bowling career, Vesma was a long time representative of the Brunswick Corporation. She was inducted into the U.S. Bowling Hall of Fame in 1991 for Superior Performance and the Professional Women's Bowling Hall of Fame in 1997. Currently, Vesma bowls occasional events and remains involved with the sport by supporting the budding bowling career of her son, Dzintars. She resides in San Francisco and is very active in philately.

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PART I: BASIC BOWLING. 1. Understanding the Basics. 2. Preparing for Action. 3. Stance, Approach, and Delivery Concepts. 4. Principles of Movement Applied to Bowling. 5. Common Errors and Corrective Actions. 6. 3-1-2 Strike Adjustment System. 7. 3-6-9 Spare Conversion System. 8. Scoring and Rules of Bowling. 9. Preparing for League Bowling. 10. Bowling for Those with Special Needs. 11. The Modern Bowling Environment and Twenty-First Century Technology. PART II: ADVANCED BOWLING. 12. Alternatives to the Four-Step Approach. 13. Ball Tracks. 14. Lift and Revolutions. 15. 3-4-5 Strike Adjustment System. 16. 2-4-6 Spare Adjustment System. 17. The Advanced Bowler and Technology. 18. Competitive Bowling. Appendix A: Glossary of Terms. Appendix B: Bowler's Analysis Chart. Index.

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