The MOST Extensive Bowling Glossary EVER!


ALMOST everything you ever wanted to know about bowling in one book!


  • 478 pages, 2,400 entries, 700+ illustrations!
  • Historical information
  • International references
  • Bowling ball drilling terms
  • Illustrations of oil patterns and more

A NEW tool for coaches, pro shops, lane care pros and anyone else with an interest or investment in bowling!

Test your bowling knowledge:

  • How many countries are members of the World Tenpin Bowling Association? Find it in Striking Words!
  • What does ‘shleifer’ mean, and where in the world did that originate? Find it in Striking Words!
  • What were Earl Anthony’s seven fundamentals to an effective delivery? Find it in Striking Words!

Meet the Glossarist, Walt