Bowling is a fun game that is easy to play and takes little skill (if you don't care about your score, that is!!!). The annual NVSAA Bowling Social only requires social skill, as it is the PERFECT event for property members and vendors. You cannot strike out at this event, so spare yourself and register to bowl in our annual Bowling Social.
Can't bowl??? Neither can we ... but we can give you some tips. You won't be outstanding overnight, but it could add another 10 or 20 pins on to your average after a month or two of practice.
Top NVSAA Bowling Tips
Line up Your Feet - a lot of bowlers don't realize that foot placement is excessively important to how you throw your ball. Even moving your feet over one or two boards to the left or right can make the difference between a strike and a split. Try and keep your feet in the same spot on your first ball in each frame for a game to experiment with aiming and to develop a consistent shot.
Pick a Target on the Lane - professional bowlers don't aim at the pins, they aim at a spot on the lane. This is because bowling is a game of geometry, and if you put your ball in the right spot at the right speed. It will go where you wanted to go. It's simple physics. Thus, the combination of foot placement in picking a target on the Lane determines where the ball ends up. If you can consistently hit your target, you can more consistently make your spares and your strikes.
Get Your Own Shoes - bowling alley shoes are terrible, stinky and most of all look horrible. Even when they appear decent, they're not. Owning your own shoes will help you have a consistent slide and a consistent approach every time. Consistency is the key to scoring in bowling.
Get Your Own Ball - again, bowling alley equipment is not high quality equipment. Bowling eyeballs are made of plastic and not resin or urethane. So they are not able to curve the same way that modern bowling ball should. That means you aren't going to get the kind of consistent performance and skill level that you would from owning your own ball. Even if you're just starting out, you can buy a relatively cheap ball at a local sporting goods shop for under $100 that will serve you much better and have a custom fit your hand.
Join a League - joining the league is a great way to get a lot of practice and have a lot of fun. Often times, leagues can be a bit cheaper than regular bowling and you can make friends with other people who love to bowl. Bowling every week is the best way to improve your game because you will become more consistent, and you'll be in more different scenarios for picking up spares and understanding lane conditions.
Have Fun! - don't get too serious about the game of bowling. Bowling is a game that is meant to be played for fun and enjoyment. Competition is great, but its only great in the context of having fun doing what you enjoy.
If these tips don't help you improve your score, we suggest trying the NVSAA Golf and Putting Classic or attend one of our NVSAA Dinners or Mixers. Those are sure fire wins in our book!!!
NOTE: We do not guarantee these tips will improve your bowling score, but Becoming a Member will get you noticed!!!
NEXT NVSAA Bowling Social: TBA
Exciting Times for NVSAA!
Introducing Our New Billing Structure
This is a very exciting time for us! We are offering more opportunities for our members than ever in key areas: Education, Legislative, Networking.
We are also creating ways to do business better. This allows us to build upon our foundation, and facilitate future growth.
The Nevada State Apartment Association is pleased to announce a streamlined billing structure for our membership. We are moving to a calendar year membership cycle where all members will pay their dues in January and enjoy membership benefits through December of that year.
The goal is to shift our entire membership to this more efficient billing cycle by January 1, 2017.
As such, it’s important to begin the process now. Handling membership in this manner is in line with many other Associations across the country and is design designed to minimize confusion on expiration dates and make the budgeting process easier.
Our goal is to make the transition as easy as possible:
If your membership renewal falls due between September 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015. You will receive an invoice that includes the remaining months of 2015 and all of 2016. Conveniently, your membership will be paid through the end of 2016. The remaining association members expiring in 2016 will receive prorated invoices to finish out next year’s membership. This process puts us on track to begin annual billing for the association, as a whole, in 2017.
Thank you for your cooperation as we make these changes! YOU are what makes the NVSAA the premier multi-family housing association in the region. Let’s keep going and growing!
If you have questions, you can reach me at 702.862.0165
My best to you,
Shelly A. Cochran
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