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Maintain Good Form When Bowling In Competition
It begins with taking a well balanced approach, retaining your natural tempo, and remaining in a very stable position at the foul line when delivering the bowling ball.
Regardless of how skilled you are, pressure causes all players to rush in anticipation of making an important shot unless you train yourself to trust your game, to trust your swing, and stay under control by maintaining your balance.
Keeping your upper body as still as possible when walking to the line, and holding your spine angle in an athletic posture, is as critical to consistent shot-making when you are performing in meaningful competition.
Wait on your swing when sliding and do not rush your delivery.
It is also very important to keep your head steady and maintain that spine angle throughout your follow-through motion. In fact, hold your form for a second or two when your bowling ball exits your hand and travels toward your sighting target.
Reduce wasted motion during your approach and be as still as possible with your head and shoulders when delivering your ball during critical moments in competition.
A proven practice drill is to hold your form and your follow-through finishing position after releasing your ball by remaining motionless until the ball contacts the pins. If you are able to do this for several consecutive deliveries without losing balance, you need to merely rely on this technique when making pressure shots.
Nerves, anxiety, tension, and the stress of performing in front of people in competition are always a challenge to any experienced bowler. Learn to overcome pressure by simply focusing on making a good shot and holding your form until you have delivered your bowling ball.
Disciplined shot making is the mark of experience players. Maintain good form when you are up against competitive bowling challenges and improve your chances of winning.