How To Get The Most Out Of A Casual Night Out When You Are A Regular Bowler

If you are a regular bowler, perhaps part of a serious league or a semi-professional, then you know that bowling is a sport that requires skill, concentration, and physical training. However, for many people, bowling is a fun, somewhat silly activity to engage in occasionally. If you go out to have fun with a group of novice bowlers or friends who do not take the game seriously, it can be easy to get frustrated. But there are several things you can do to treat the game less seriously and have fun with your friends.  Give Your Friends a Head Start One of the fun aspects of bowling is that it is a competitive game. However, if your friends are inexperienced, then you will most likely end up competing against yourself as opposed to engaging in the friendly rivalries building around you throughout the night. Let your friends know you are an experienced bowler and start with a handicap. This keeps you on an even level with the other participants.  Try Something New  For many experienced bowlers, it is difficult to approach the lane without thinking of it as either a competition or practice. When you go out with your friends you are there to have fun, though. It is the perfect time to try new things that you would consider a waste of time during your practice sessions. You might come up with some trick shots to try or you might significantly adjust your approach. While these things can feel silly, lightening your mood, they may also help you develop your actual skills.  Refrain From Giving Advice  One of your friends may still be bowling between their legs and another might constantly drop their shoulder. Trying to correct these behaviors may seem like a friendly thing to do, but many people may consider your well-meaning advice to be overwhelming when they are simply trying to have a good time. Keep your advice to yourself unless someone specifically asks for...

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