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Bowls : Skills Techniques Tactics - BELL JOHN

Bowls

Skills Techniques Tactics

By: BELL JOHN

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Published: 1st November 2007
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"Crowood Sports Guides" provide sound, practical advice that will help make you a better sportsperson whether you are learning the basic skills, discovering more advanced techniques or reviewing the fundamentals of your game. Featured in this book are: Valuable advice on practice, skills, techniques, team spirit, self-control and all aspectys of playing bowls. Photographs of top players in action. Information boxes containing Key Pints and Useful Tips. Sequence photographs and detailed diagrams in colour. Introduction to rules and equipment. SELLING PINTS: A step-by-step guide to bowls that provides sound, practicak advice to help a person become a better bowler. Aimed at all those interested in bowls whether just taking up the sport, or those at more advanced levels who wish to leaqrn new techniques. Superbly illustrated with 194 colour sequence photographs and detailed diagrams. John Bell played bowls fro England for twenty-one years and is currently team manager of the England oputdoor team. AUTHOR: John Bell played bowls for England for twenty-one years (outdoor 1978-1998; indoor 1983-1996), and for his native Cumbria for nearly forty years. He has competed in five World Championships and in two Commonwealth Games and has won four World gold medals and two bronze. Along with many other honours, John has held the British Isles, European and English outdoor singles titles. He mananged the England men's outdoor team at the 2002 and 2006 Commonwealth Games. 194 colour photos and diagrams

Forewordp. 6
Acknowledgementsp. 6
Dedicationp. 6
Introduction to Bowls
Development of the Gamep. 8
Getting Startedp. 10
Choosing Your Equipmentp. 21
Skills and Techniques
Grip and Delivery - The Absolute Essentialsp. 34
Playing the Shotsp. 61
Playing the Game
The Four Playing Disciplinesp. 82
Positional Playp. 91
Playing with Confidencep. 104
Playing on Different Surfacesp. 106
Top Tipsp. 111
Fitness and Well-Being
Exercise and Recoveryp. 116
Epiloguep. 119
The Game of Bowls - Other Popular Derivationsp. 120
Glossaryp. 121
Useful Contactsp. 123
Indexp. 126
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ISBN: 9781861269683
ISBN-10: 1861269684
Series: Crowood Sports Guides
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 1st November 2007
Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 18.9  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.37