picture on front cover/dust jacket
Title Be a Better Bowler
Compiling Body New Zealand Bowling Association
Publisher New Zealand Bowling Association, Auckland, New Zealand
First published 1977
Edition reviewed 1st
Hardback/softback Softback
List price NZ$1.00
Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
14.1 x 10.4
Number of pages 64
Number of pages with Coloured photos Black & white photos Line drawings
  None 8 12
Synopsis This small manual was produced as a follow-up to New Zealand Bowling Association's Guide to Bowlers published in 1972. Whereas the latter was aimed at providing newcomers to bowls with basic instruction, Be a Better Bowler covers more advanced aspects of play. The Contents page reads as follows:
  • Coaches
  • Reminder Basics
  • Use of Mat
  • Handling the Wind
  • Short Bowls
  • The Block
  • The Drive
  • Singles Play
  • Tactics
  • What Makes a Team
  • Illustrations
  • Practice in Sequence
  • Laws You Should Know