You can enjoy bowling irrespective of your age. You can surely make a good impression of your skills among your family and friends by using right ball. Also, follow these pointers about how you must throw a perfect straight or a hook shot, To get bowling experience like never before, you need to find the best bowling alley in Arlington WA.

You can bowl your best bowling right from your start and your follow-through will be perfect and hence pay attention to following 10 bowling basics whenever you throw:

  • Equipment:

To start with, find a suitable ball that is having right weight and also you feel comfortable with it, whether it is house ball or you are carrying your own ball. Also, wear comfortable bowling shoes.

  • Timing:

Each foot step must match up with the specific part of the swinging of arm and release. Make sure that your timing is right, and you can have a great start.

  • Starting spot:

You must ensure that you are throwing your first ball from the same position during the start. Consistency will help increasing your chances of right strikes.

  • Approach:

For clean approach, put all your components like position of hand and wrist, timing, steps, power and speed together. If the approach is not proper then your throw too will be the same.

  • Position of hand and wrist:

During the entire shot, keep your wrist and hand strong. If you try to throw a hook, then turn your wrist and hand as the ball will come forward from the backswing, until you will release the ball by using your hand in handshake position.

In case, you throw a straight ball, then make sure that you will keep your wrist and hand straight all through your release.

  • Ball speed:

In fact, ideal bowling speed of ball is 16 MPH, but your right speed will be whatever it will take for knocking down all pins.

  • Follow-through:

Try to finish your shot by throwing your ball, as it will pass through your ankles. Then try to bring the arm up to shoulder height at least to complete your shot.

Prefer keeping your hand in either palm up or handshake position based on how you will throw the ball.

  • Target on lane:

In this case, try to keep all your eyes on your target or prize. There are marks on lane to help you to guide your ball straight into the pocket.

  • Breakpoint:

In case, your hook shot does not cut back at right spot for going into the pocket, then strike will be totally out of question.

  • Pin action:

In fact, bowling is about strength, angles and speed. Find your best combination of all these and you can get your perfect pin.