Our list of some of the best Bowling books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.
- Bowling Beyond the Basics: What’s Really Happening on the Lanes, and What You Can Do about It (2018)
- Bowling Fundamentals (Sports Fundamentals) (2014)
- Bowling For Dummies (2010)
- Bowling Psychology (2016)
- The Game Changer: A Simple System for Improving Your Bowling Scores (2012)
- Essentials of Abnormal Psychology (2012)
- Bowling: Steps to Success (Sts (Steps to Success Activity) (2015)
- Bare Bones Bowling (2013)
- University Physics with Modern Physics Technology Update, Volume 1 (Chs. 1-20) (13th Edition) (2013)
- Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community (2001)
- Frank Bowling (2019)
- Curious George Goes Bowling (CGTV Lift-the-Flap 8×8) (2009)
- Bowling Alone: Revised and Updated: The Collapse and Revival of American Community (2020)
- Focus on Health (2010)
Bowling Beyond the Basics: What’s Really Happening on the Lanes, and What You Can Do about It (2018)
“Why did I leave the 10-pin on that shot?” “Why isn’t my ball hitting the pocket anymore?” “Should I change balls, or move?” “How heavy should my ball be?” “What’s the best bowling ball?” “How do I get more hook?” “Why do I keep missing my spares?”We are faced with endless questions, problems, and choices every time we bowl. Answers and solutions abound, but a great many of them are ineffective or just plain wrong. How do we know what to do?
Hit the lanes and enjoy every frame! With Bowling Fundamentals, Second Edition, you’ll learn the skills, and tactics so you can play and compete. With almost three decades of experience that includes multiple PWBA titles and collegiate championships, former Team USA Coach, Michelle Mullen shares the secrets that have made her one of the world’s most highly sought-after instructors for bowlers of all ages and skill levels.
Bowling For Dummies (2010)
Bowling is an inexpensive date, an affordable night out for the whole family, and a fun hangout activity for kids of all ages. Bowling For Dummies reveals the tips, tricks, and rules of play for this iconic American sport. While not every player can hope to bowl 300, you can improve your average and show off for friends, family, and bowling league teammates. Bowling For Dummies provides easy-to-understand instructions for improving your bowling game.
Bowling Psychology (2016)
As the leading authority on bowling’s mental game, Dean Hinitz has worked with the premier players, coaches, and teams in the sport. He’s helped countless pros elevate their scores, avoid slumps, and overcome stressors impacting performance. He’s improved their play, now he’s ready for you. In Bowling Psychology, you’ll learn the mental strategies to perform your best, day in day out.
Over the last several decades, one of the most frustrating problems facing bowlers who are looking to get better at the sport has been the lack of a simple, universally accepted system that works for everyone. Enter Mark Baker and his revolutionary approach to coaching — an approach that has made him the most sought-after bowling coach in the world.
In this briefer version of Durand and Barlow’s widely taught text, the authors explain abnormal psychology through their standard-setting integrative approach–the most modern, scientifically valid method for studying the subject. Through this integrative approach, students learn that psychological disorders are rarely caused by a single influence, but rooted in the interaction among multiple factors: biological, psychological, cultural, social, familial, and even political.
See your average rise and the pins fall with the second edition of Bowling: Steps to Success. Inside you’ll find progressive, detailed instruction on all aspects of the game.
Bare Bones Bowling (2013)
This is an outstanding bowling instructional book written by PBA and USBC Hall of Famer Brian Voss, one of the greatest bowlers of all-time. He articulates all of the various functions that past and current superstars use along with unique graphics never seen before in a book of this kind. You’ll get insight on how he thought when competing against the greatest bowlers in the world as well as some of his most intimate thoughts.
University Physics with Modern Physics Technology Update, Volume 1 (Chs. 1-20) (13th Edition) (2013)
continues to set the benchmark for clarity and rigor combined with effective teaching and research-based innovation. is known for its uniquely broad, deep, and thoughtful set of worked examples–key tools for developing both physical understanding and problem-solving skills.
Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community (2001)
Once we bowled in leagues, usually after work—but no longer.
Frank Bowling (2019)
Born in Guyana in 1936, Frank Bowling arrived in Britain in his late teens and studied painting at the Royal College of Art alongside David Hockney. Since he started painting in the late 1950s, Bowling has pursued a relentless exploration of the properties and possibilities of paint, experimenting with stitching, staining, pouring, and dripping.
Curious George loves bowling, even though he can only roll gutter balls. Whe the man with the yellow hat is going to play in the bowling championship, George wants to make sure the man's lucky ball is clean and ready to strike! Lift the flaps to extend the scenes and see how George's gutter ball talent helps save the day!
Twenty years, ago, Robert D. Putnam made a seemingly simple observation: once we bowled in leagues, usually after work; but no longer.
Focus on Health (2010)
Focus on Health offers an exciting and practical approach to the teaching of the traditional content areas of personal health. Its two key themes – the six dimensions of health and the five developmental tasks – help students apply the text’s content to their own lives, by improving their decision-making skills.
Best Bowling Books You Should Enjoy
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The Greatest Street in the World: The Story of Broadway, Old and New, from the Bowling Green to Albany
Author(s): Stephen Jenkins
ID: 2438618, Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag, Year: 8 Mar 2018, Size: 456 Kb, Format: epub
Essentials of Job Attitudes and Other Workplace Psychological Constructs
Author(s): Valerie I. Sessa and Nathan A. Bowling
ID: 3001678, Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2020, Size: 4 Mb, Format: pdf
Bowling Alone: Revised and Updated: The Collapse and Revival of American Community
Author(s): Robert D. Putnam
ID: 3103464, Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Year: 2020, Size: 8 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are absolutely best-sellers according to The Wall Street Journal, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.