European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Mar 21 1962, Page 12

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - March 21, 1962, Darmstadt, HesseNarcomy od1ce Mcdaniel staff writer some 7,000 years ago an egyptian invented Bowling. It has been growing More popular Ever Ince. Today there Are More than 85,000 bowl ing establishment in the United states 355,000 bowlers who take part in american Bowling Congress Competition and about 17 million bowlers participating in the big Ball game or its variations. Personnel and their dependents in Usa eur and Safe Are doing their Hare in popularizing the sport with the number of bowlers now More than seven times greater than it was 10 years ago. Throughout the two commands there Are More than 1,000 lanes with an estimated 90.000 league bowlers sharing in the ancient sport each Tony Del to who operates a tree Bowling clinic for the army1 Northern area come this Kegler business is fun for everyone. For bowlers and non bowlers living outside Naco. Delmo is More commonly known As old pro with More than 30 years of Bowling experience he enjoys travelling throughout the com Mand teaching beginner bowlers the Art of knocking those tenpin out of the Maple clinics Are conducted for beginners As Wells advanced bowlers who desire to improve their game says Delmo. He has been conducting clinics for the Naco special service division headquartered in Frankfurt for More than two years. Delmo say he first became inter ested in the sport at the age of 0 As api setter in Madison re. He participated is photo by Merit Hunter in league Bowling throughout his 28 years in the army and upon retiring in 1955 became a department of the army civilian. Due in Large measure to such clinics As that operated by Delmo the Bowling establishment has been transformed from its status As a Smoky Dusty somewhat disreputable hangout for men to a whole some respectable Community recreation Center for the entire family. Bowling clinics Are offered throughout the United states for those interested in taking up this booming sport. To Start with Delmo says the beginning Bowler needs proper equipment. He should have shoes made for the game and a Ball that fits his Finger Span. Delmo s clinic consists of Bowling fundamentals beginning with picking up the Ball and its fit starting positions mechanics of the game proper finish at foul line timing the release of the Ball follow through and Many other hints. Bowling is very simple if the proper methods Are Learned from a Good instructor Saya Delmo it is a game of fun relaxation and very healthful if done desiring hint to conduct a clinic May request the service through their Post special services officer. It takes a mini mum of 30 people in order to form a main purpose of the clinic said Delmo is to develop beginners and improve their game. In other words Why make an easy game so difficult and there by lose much of the fun to Wytol move Ball and gliding push it gently Forward to Start form the grip at the fingers at any Lime during concentrate. A Bowler Roll Over. Don t grasp the Ball Toa loosely Cums the wrist to of releasing the Ball behind the thumb cannot slide out smoothly de very. Flocks Long must never be High the tendency will be a when the Ball a released of the body Toft leg Bent and the left Arm held out to assist in a Speed artist is Seldom a accuracy control for Power. Shift for those spares improperly re a Dball hoi its action smothered by that drop behind foul line. The proper release shows the thumb out of Ball Over foul Lino. 11 the stars and stripes

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