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History of Bowling<br />The first trace of bowling was in 3200 BC, making it almost 5000 years old. It didn't become popular until 1366 in England. It was brought over to America in 1486 where it became well known in the US. The first bowling game on TV was in 1950. The first bowling alley opened in New York and was called "Bowling Pins."<br />
Local Oppotunities<br />Edmonds:<br />Local schools<br />Robin Hood Lanes (teams available)<br />Lynnwood:<br />Lynnwood Lanes<br />Lynnwood Bowl and Skate<br />
Rules of the Game<br />The lanes are approximately 6ft long<br />One may not pass the foot across the foul line<br />If the ball goes into the gutter it is considered a gutter ball<br />There are ten frames in the scoring sheet<br />You have to bowl 11 frames, two shots per frame<br />A strike is when all the pins are knocked down in a single throw<br />A spare is when all the pins are knocked down in two throw<br />The highest score, once all 11 frames are completed, is the winner <br />
Muscle Groups<br />The following muscles are used when bowling:<br />Gastrocnemius<br />Hamstring<br />Quadriceps<br />Triceps<br />Abdominals<br />Forearm<br />Latissiums Dorsi<br />Deltoids<br />Pectoral<br />Biceps<br />Oblique<br />
Nutrition<br />Protein<br />Fruits and Vegetables<br />Carbohydrates<br />Water or other fluid<br />Vitamins and Minerals<br />Starch<br />Sugar<br />
Skill Requirements<br /> There are many different techniques, tricks and moves that bowlers can pick up for flare or accuracy, but a few basic skills are required:<br />Hand-Eye coordination<br />Determining space needed in the lane<br />Practice makes Perfect!<br />
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