picture on front cover/dust jacket
Title The Skip's Guide to Bowls
Author Chris Mills
Publisher A & C Black Publishers Limited, London
First published 1993
ISBN 0-7136-3266-6
Edition reviewed 1st
Hardback/softback Softback
List price £12.99
Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
23.4 x 15.5
Number of pages 128
Number of pages with Coloured photos Black & white photos Line drawings
  None 43 7
Synopsis In order to achieve success with their teams, good bowls skips must combine strong leadership qualities with sound tactics and with play that is consistent even under pressure. This well-illustrated book discusses the practice and etiquette of the game of bowls, focusing on the special skills that can usefully be developed by aspiring and experienced skips alike. It offers advice on stance, grip and delivery, explaining the finer points of positional play in a variety of difficult situations. It also addresses the problems raised by team selection and interaction, with suggestions as to how the opposition may be assessed and the skip's own team motivated into the best possible performance.
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