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Stance & Delivery…
Stance & Delivery There are four areas of the Stance 1. Below the waist 2. Above the waist 3. Ball position 4. Hand position
Below the waist: Stance Feet position… Left foot-right foot– (space between them) Front-back – (staggered) Knees slightly bent Hips ‘open’.
Above the waist: 1. Back slightly forward 2. Shoulders open and relaxed 3. Eyes on target. Stance
Ball Position: Ball Waist high Ball positioned between shoulder & chin Stance Hand Position: Wrist slightly cupped Thumb at 12 o’clock position for a straight ball.
Hand Positions: Wrist straight Thumb at 12:00, fingers at 6:00. Stance & Delivery Wrist cupped Wrist Broken ( Bent downward )
Stance & Delivery Wrist straight Thumb at 12:00, fingers at 6:00 or holding the ball like a can of soda or shaking hands Hand Position:
The Four-Step Delivery
Steps in the delivery – Four Step delivery Take 4 ½ steps from the foul line Position feet and ball in stance The pushaway (ball movement) begins with the first step Right handed bowlers - right foot steps first Left handed bowlers – left foot steps first ( The first step is the shortest step.) The Four-Step Delivery
Steps in the delivery – Four Step delivery The ball should be down and at the knee in the second step Each step is progressively longer The ball is at the top of the back swing at the end of the third step The ball side foot slides to the opposite side The follow through is relaxed. The Four-Step Delivery