BowlingFans.com, The site for the fans, by the fans....
Sponsored Links




ChatBox:

Sponsored Links


Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#199312 - 04/02/18 10:43 PM It can't come fast enough
Jason_C Offline
Junior Master

Registered: 11/15/17
Posts: 31
A/S/L: 41/M/New York
Back in September I started bowling again after a 28 year hiatus. I started bowling at the suggestion of my doctor's as a form of PT for my Rheumatoid Arthritis and Failed spinal fusion. In that time I have been a part of a cyber league with about 20 other guys and just having fun getting healthy and getting better bowling. I got my average up higher than it was the last time I bowled in leagues (When I was about 12). I have a 180 average. I just signed up for my first real league. It is a fun league rather than one of the super competitive leagues at my favorite house I have been bowling at. Needless to say I am super psyched and the first night of league (May 10th) can not come fast enough. Now I just hope that I can still bowl well even in front of a bunch more people than I am usual to bowling in front of. At least I have already been doing the 2 lane thing on fresh oil in this house for a few months now. But as this is my first organized league in 28 years I just don't want to make an ass out of myself. Wish me luck. I have time and will be practicing twice a week like I have been (Wednesdays are my day to bowl for my cyber league and Friday is my day to do drills and only bowl 2 games usually).

Top
#10100 - 1 second ago Sponsored Links
Sponsored Links Online   content
Legend

Registered: Fri Aug 27 2004
Posts: 10100
A/S/L: Mountain View, CA
Top
#199313 - 04/03/18 02:27 AM Re: It can't come fast enough [Re: Jason_C]
82Boat69 Offline
Touring Pro Contender

Registered: 06/24/16
Posts: 618
A/S/L: 70/M/California
Try to stay relaxed :-) Have fun and good luck!

Top
#199318 - 04/06/18 09:51 AM Re: It can't come fast enough [Re: Jason_C]
Dennis Michael Offline
Virtual League Champion

Registered: 12/11/05
Posts: 9679
A/S/L: M/Barrington, Ill
I use Summer leagues to work on diff things.

this Summer, I have to get my memory back on my release. Have to be more repetitive. I can roll 1-2 great balls, then my hand forgets what to do. And, it takes me a couple of frames to fix it.

The other thing I'm going to work on is spare shooting, especially the right side. I am picking off too many single pins on multiple pin spares, even with my plastic ball.

My summer league average usually drops because of this. But, my teammates understand it and go along with it.

It's much less pressure in Summer, so it's a Fun and Learning thing for me.
_________________________
LM - Black Diamond 15#
Lord Field - Exodus Pearl 15#
Legends - L/M New Terminator 15#
Legends - L/M Xtreme Damage 15# Strong pearl




Top
#199319 - 04/06/18 01:02 PM Re: It can't come fast enough [Re: Dennis Michael]
djp1080 Offline
Team USA Contender

Registered: 04/20/13
Posts: 411
A/S/L: 70/m/IL
Dennis, It sounds like a good plan and what you describe sounds much like me. Good luck this Summer.

Top
#199347 - 04/14/18 08:21 AM Re: It can't come fast enough [Re: Jason_C]
BOSStull Offline
2x Virtual League Champion

Registered: 10/15/11
Posts: 1136
A/S/L: 61/M /Georgia
Originally Posted By: Jason_C
It is a fun league

Jason just have fun. If you have a team you enjoy bowling with winning or loosing won't really matter. Use it to get better.

Originally Posted By: Dennis Michael
I use Summer leagues to work on diff things.

Dennis I use my league to work on different things all the time. Why wait till summer?
_________________________
Current Average 208

Current Bag
Storm: Hy-Road,Hy-Road Nano,Intense
L/M Legends: New Standard,Yeah Baby
Motiv: Artic Sniper
HG 300,
HS 811
https://www.pinterest.com/bosstull/

Top



Moderator:  Angel, Community Manager 
Savings That Support BowlingCommunity.com
We need your help!
Rather than begging for donations we're asking you to do one simple thing to help keep these forums running smooth:
When shopping for anything on Amazon.com or eBay please use these links to go to the web sites.

This won't cost you a cent!
You'll still get the exact same low prices, deals and free or low cost shipping; it doesn't change anything for you at all! The items do not have to be bowling related; all purchases made through these links help us! Amazon.com and eBay will pay us a small commission for every sale and it's helping us cover the expenses.

BowlingCommunity.com Recent Posts
Fall/Winter Leagues 2017-18 thread
by Richie V. - Yesterday at 09:29 PM
I'm pizzed at my ball driller
by Dennis Michael - 04/14/18 04:37 PM
Better Polish
by W9JAB - 04/14/18 09:03 AM
Recommendations requested
by BOSStull - 04/14/18 08:34 AM
It can't come fast enough
by BOSStull - 04/14/18 08:21 AM
Original Gamebreaker
by BOSStull - 04/14/18 07:28 AM
Some awful lane conditions
by Jason_C - 04/09/18 07:08 AM
2018 USBC Open Championships Syracuse NY
by champ - 04/07/18 08:39 PM
A question of degrees
by Fin09 - 04/06/18 01:28 PM
The final cut (Balls in the bag and their job)
by mmalsed - 04/04/18 12:09 PM
For the good of the sport?
by Dylan585 - 03/31/18 11:30 PM
12 pound ball?
by Jason_C - 03/30/18 12:02 PM
Terms Of Use
Use of this community signifies your agreement to the Community Standards and Conditions of Use.

About BowlingFans.com | Contact Us | Advertise With Us | Site Map
Use of this website constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. | Material Connection Disclosure

Copyright © 1998 - 2018 - usrbingeek LLC | Copyright Policy
BowlingFans.com, BowlingFans, The Right Approach, Kegler's Connection, Tour411, BallBeat, BowlingCommunity.com, BowlSearch.com, and Bowling News You Can Use are trademarks of usrbingeek LLC. All other trademarks and tradenames are property of their respective owners.