How To Choose A Bowling Ball At The Alley

What tool will make the biggest difference in your game of bowling? Of course, your ball! You may not have your ball if you are just starting.

There are many "house" bowling balls available at the alley. These are the balls that line the walls of the bowling alley and are free to use. You can play bowling by booking your available slot through

The weight of a bowling ball is usually between 10 and 16 pounds. Although children's bowling balls can be found in many alleys, they don't weigh enough to be of any use to adults.

A 10-12 lb ball is sufficient for most beginning bowlers. The ball. Although it may make you feel powerful to throw a 16-pounder down a lane, it will be difficult to control if the ball is too heavy to throw at least 20 times per hour. What macho look will you make throwing gutter balls or dropping the ball?

If your ball is too small, it will not be able to knock down the pins. A weak person throwing a light ball has less power and bounces down the alley. A small woman might feel more at ease with an 8- or 10-pound ball to begin.

It is important to have a good grip on the ball. You can easily get your fingers stuck if the finger holes are too tight. If they are too lose you might have trouble holding the ball.

Look closely at the ball's outside. The ball should be shiny and smooth, without chips, cracks, or scratches. Your ball will not roll down the lane smoothly or go where you want. These flaws are common in house balls, but you don't have to be too careful to find one that is still in good shape.