Beat Your Bowling Average Score
If you're an experienced bowler looking to raise your average, beat your average score. Your strategy must be to bowl a higher game score than your average more often than not.
Raising your average requires recording a higher series score than your average series score.
In order to beat your average series score, you must have at least one game well above your game average and then match or be very close to your average the other games. The net effect is you beat your series average in a given competitive session.
There are no secrets in beating your average scores. First you must hit the pocket more than you do on average. If you do not strike, be certain to convert the spare and avoid careless open frames.
If you lose the pocket, make sensible adjustments using your proven methods of adjusting to the changing lane conditions.
The old saying “the harder you work, the luckier you get” is a wise statement and in most cases, the right way to approach the challenges of beating your average scores.
Hard work in bowling has multiple applications.
Getting an increased amount of practice games bowled per week compared to your normal number of games is one way of working harder than usual. Another is to place greater focus on good shot making. A third is to practice the keys to your physical game.
Finally, make sure you practice your spare shooting, particularly the spares which give you the toughest challenge.
Bowling in friendly competition with your practice pals can also be a useful way to keep an “edge” when you are not bowling in your leagues or tournaments.
A friendly wager, perhaps for bragging rights, is often enough to make you apply yourself during practice bowling if you are bowling with a friend.
Beat your average game score and then beat it again. If you beat your average more games than not, you are sure to raise your average and gain confidence in doing so.