This beginner instructional video is perfect for the fun night bowler thinking about moving his or her game towards a league mentality.
Coach Erik Vermilyea with Track walks beginners through everything you need to know to get started on the lanes and how to bowl.
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The foul line is the line at the end of the approach and the beginning of the lane. Start by walking up to the foul line with your bowling ball and put your heels to the line, looking back at the settee.
Take four and a half steps back toward the settee. Turn around and face the pins.
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37 Comments on “How to Bowl: Getting Started”
Never seen it explained so simply, cheers!
Adam Sincock same
Nice job Pat, I’m going bowling
Just hit my first ever stike! SUPER STOKED!!! XD
Wait til you get 2 in a row…then 3…then 4 and so on 😊
I was playing wii sports bowling on Thanksgiving and got 3 in a row for the first time, which is called a Turkey. Sadly in real life I’m not that good, my balls go in the gutter a lot lol.
Reminds me of how my dad taught me how to bowl when I was a kid. Well done 👍
Thanks so much! This sport is one meant to be shared between generations. Building memories is what it’s all about!
My classmates will need those tips, thanks!
You mean klasmates
Bowled perfect game my first time following these steps today. Thank you. I know it it was 75% pure beginners luck but this video helped for sure. Can’t wait to get back and see if I can do it again. Thank you.
A 300 game following basic bowling tips video. I believe you, thousands wouldn’t!
@OneTwentyOver80 I can’t tell it it’s sarcasm but I actually went again and bowled awful. So unfortunately it was more like 99% beginner’s luck lol. This time I scared only 170. Still a good tutorial.
@Mo Uddin “only a 170” i can only dream of getting up that high one day lol
I am having a bowling birhday party today and this really helped
How did your party go? Tell us about it
I love how easily they explained everything!
Omg this has helped me impress my bffs!!
Who is watching this before bowling? Lol
I’m about to bowl with my friends and now I’m watching this in the last minute
going bowling with work, gotta learn
looked this up mid-game and proceeded to get a 13.4mph strike. thanks
I’m going bowling today and that’s why I’m watching this =)
Going bowling with some friends tonight for the first time, I was kind of nervous having no clue what to do, but this video helped me so much! Thanks guys!
I made my friend watch this
They went from zero to strike in less then 2 turns!
After watching this i went from bowling 60 70 80 to bowling 110 120 130s. Thank you
I lost the first game and watched this before the second game and won.👊🏿👊🏿
1. 4 1/2 steps towards walking area
2. start on 20th board in middle of lane
3. Right foot back, bend knees, lean forward from hips
4. hold ball with forearm parallel to ground
5. take first step with right foot and simultaneously push the bowling ball
I’m bowling right now and your video got me to hit the pins for the first time in the match, thank you 🙏