Aiming Points

Using aiming points in lawn bowls Finding the line to bowl is one of the foundations of bowls. When you find it, and are able to stay on it, it can make the rest of your game much easier. There are many methods to bowling on a specific line. The …

Glossary of Bowling Terms

Term Definition Bias Bias is the amount of curve that a bowl will take during its course to the jack. Bowls are available with several different biases for use in different conditions and competitions. As part of the manufacturing process all bowls are tested against “Master Bowl”, which defines the …

Types of Shot

There are basically four different types of shot, or delivery in Lawn Bowling. These are … The Draw A Drawing Shot is the most common and it is really what the game is all about. This shot is the one in which the player attempts to play with the exact …

Etiquette

The rules of the game are defined in full in the official ‘Joint Laws of the Game’ booklet. All bowlers should familiarise themselves with these rules. In addition to the rules, a certain amount of ‘etiquette’ is normally followed, in order to make the game as enjoyable as possible for …