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The Right Approach...Views on the world of bowling.


Featured Column:

-Review of Bowling: The Handbook of Bowling Psychology



Past Columns:
-Bowling's Getting SMART
-Who Dictates To Whom
-The Last of SMO?
-Title IX Potentially Weakened? Not Good Enough, Lets Dismantle It!
-A Tale of Two Tournaments
-Bowling, Bowling, and More Bowling
-I'm Thankful
-Puppies and Bowlers
-Single Membership Organization
-Bowling's Answer To The Terrorists Attacks
-Internet Invitational X
-A Different Kind of Pro Am
-They Are Letting Them Eat Hot Dogs
-Sandbagging.
-Back From Maternity Leave, Diva Has A Lot To Catch Up On
-Festival of Bowling, RIP
-Bowler's to Veterans Link
-Sport Bowling
-A Dream Realized
-What to Expect
-Pete Weber and the ABC Hall of Fame
-Giving Thanks
-Not All Averages Are Equal
-The Joke's On Rome
-When The Lights Went Out
-What Are You Doing On Sunday Evenings?
-Welcome The PBA Back To TV
-The Dangers of Too Much Information
-WIBC Delivers...Sanction Cards
-League Meetings
-Sport Condition Leagues
-100th Right Approach Issue: Progress Is A Wonderful Thing
-Let's Not Forget Our History
-Coaching: Its All In The Attitude
-SoCal Sweeps The US Open
-Some Thoughts On The US Open
-Changes Being Made To The PBA
-The Truth Hurts
-The World Bowling Village Goes With A Whimper
-ABC/WIBC Fees Are Going Up, But You Can Get More Out Of Your Membership Dollars
-Jetting Off To Reno For Bowling And Much More!
-Just Because Its Legal Doesn't Make It Right
-Rules are Different All Over
-Suggestions for Summer
-The PBA and Pete Weber
-Telecast Critique
-What it Takes to Shoot 100
-A Week with the PBA in Las Vegas
-Bowling Loses a Great Friend
-Proposed Amendments to WIBC
-Warming Up to ABC
-Poking Fun at Bowler's Pride Pins
-Where to Shop for Bowler Gifts
-Giving Thanks
-Festival of Bowling Foibles
-Quick and Quirky Tips
-Bowling's Mecca: Reno
-Stand Out with the New Spare Balls
-Chairing a Hall of Fame Induction
-Tournament Travel Suggestions
-Junior League Notes
-Sim-Center, The Game
-Tour Telecast Thoughts
-Pro Bowlers vs. Other Sport Heroes
-Pokemon Bowler's Tour
-League "Survivors"
-Early Morning Practice
-Movie Review: Mystery Men
-Drug Testing
-PBA and PWBA Together
-PBA and Bowling, Inc.
-Bowling's Royal Wedding
-A Sithly Synthetic Change in Approach
-A Tale of Two Leagues
-A Month of Travel
-Michael's First PBA Pro Am
-WIBC and the Hoinke
-Enjoying Glow Bowling
-Season End Notes
-When Honor Scores Lack Honor
-Defining Professional and Amateur
-Non-airing of the PBA on CBS
-Experiencing the New York City PBA Experience
-Promoting the PBA's Bad Boys?
-Book Averages
-Giving Players Personalities
-Lane Certification
-Raising YABA Dues
-Investing in Lessons
-Fluffy the Wonder Bowler
-Florida's Bowling Village
-Bowling's Fashion Statements
-What Do We Expect? Manifesto for a Better Youth Bowling Program
-The Telecast that Almost Wasn't
-Instant Replay Blues
-The Trouble with Tiered Membership
-Fundraising Ideas
-AMF Gives Pro Staff Pink Slips
-Supporting BVL
-Serving Real Food at Centers
-Resolutions
-Death of a Web Site
-Gifts for the Bowler
-Team Togs
-Giving Thanks
-Bowling with TI
-Comparing Tour Sponsorship Deals
-Comparing Tour Telecasts
-Pleasantville
-Age and Experience
-Bowling Hurt
-Bowling as the Butt of Jokes
-Internet Pro Shops
-Internet Builds Bowling Friendships
-Where are the League Bowlers?
-Online Leagues
-Trying Not to be a Jinx
-Becoming a Bowling Writer
-Learning Lane Conditions the Hard Way
-Community
-A Union of Sorts
-A Bowler is Born
-Las Vegas and Merchandising
-Summer Suggestions
-Just Go Bowling
-Consolidation to the Extreme
-The PBA Gains a New Fan
-How to Stop Bowling's Slide
-Random Thoughts
-Righty-Lefty Debate
-Why Bowling?


About The Author:
      Angel Zobel-Rodriguez is the president of her local youth bowling association, 2nd VP (Publicity) for her local women's bowling association, a league secretary, a bowling writer (writing both Kegler's Connection and The Right Approach), youth bowling coach and the youth program coordinator, and all-around bowling enthusiast. She's working toward a career in bowling promotion.

      To her credit, she holds high series/game of 732/277, and a high book of 191 (definitely not a pro bowler). 2000 was her breakthrough year as she cashed with her scores from WIBC in Reno and went on to win the local city Singles title. She started bowling at 18 when her little brother, needing handicap, asked her to join (thinking that was a good thing). Fifteen seasons later, she's still a student of the game. Her husband Mario bowls as well, and her son Michael's goal is to caddy for the PBA. March 2001 brought the birth of the newest bowler in the family, Zoe Gabrielle--she has a little while before she bowls.


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