Once you see you have a serious bowler on your hands, however, look into gripping sole-bottomed shoes, which tend to be pricier than smooth-soled ones.
Although most bowling alleys supply just about anything a bowler might need, many serious bowlers prefer to have their own equipment.
The brightly colored athletic shoes will put you in the running for most fashionable bowler and could boost your score as well.
A gaming system of their own, or a date to play at your home on a regular basis, could have an elderly bowler throwing strikes and spares while enjoying the sounds of the falling pins and the fun of participating in the game.
Ogre Bowler is built off the platform used for the successful Polar Bowler series and has the same real-life bowling rules as your local alley.
Giving your young bowler a pair of kids' bowling shoes is a great way to encourage their interest in this fun activity.
Every bowler should learn both forehand and backhand play.
The jack or kitty, as the white earthenware ball to which the bowler bowls is called, is round and 21 to 21 in.
On crown-greens it is customary to use a small biased wooden jack to give the bowler some clue to the run of the green.
The bowler delivers his bowl with one foot on a mat or footer, made of india-rubber or cocoanut fibre, the size of which is also prescribed by rule as 24 by 16 in., though, with a view to protecting the green, Australasian clubs employ a much larger size, and require the bowler to keep both feet on the mat in the act of delivery.