How Important Is The Pre-Shot: One Case Study from Malaysia (Posted in 2007)

How Important Is The Pre-Shot: One Case Study from Malaysia, Joe Slowinski    Thursday, 14 June 2007 I recently prepared 6 Malaysian youth bowlers for the first annual Singapore Sports School U18 International tournament.  Bowlers from 9 countries were represented and bowled three days of qualifying on four different lane surfaces.  This is not four different … Read more

How Good Are You?

(From my June 2003 article from Bowlers Journal) HOW GOOD ARE YOU?May 28, 2003 How do we measure performance quality in today’s game? First, we must factor in high-friction bowling balls and dynamic weight blocks. Then, add in a technology that allows anyone to “grow an extra hand” on a sanctioned  “adult bumper” shot. What have you … Read more

Zonal Topography

Zonal Topography is the measure of influence topography would have on a lane based on where you need to play and the adjustment that would need to be made. Start by reflecting upon how different lane play zones will be more or less influenced by topography on a specific pair. I share two patterns below, … Read more

Bowling Is Global

I have met so many amazing people in my travels around the world. What I have learned most is people love bowling around the globe. I have coached, bowled, or trained bowlers in the following countries: Austria, Brazil, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Czech Republic, England, Egypt, France, Germany, Guernsey, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, … Read more