Buy your own bowling ball especially if you plan to bowl for a long time. Every bowling ball is different and many times all have a different feel. Getting your own bowling ball can be custom fit to your hand and the style you bowl. This is very important as house balls will never work as well as one you use all the time.
Leave all outside distractions at home or work. No matter what problems you have at work or home leave them there. Bowling is something you must focus on when you’re on the lanes. Outside distractions will take away from your game and make it much tougher on you to get good scores and consistency.
Set up a routine when you bowl. Some bowlers use a three-step approach. Others like a four or five step approach. Whichever one you use stick to it. Many people who struggle change it up often. One of the keys to getting a higher average is consistency and following a consistent routine. Many people may try to change it, but always stick with the same routine. Over time you will be glad you did.
Last, but not least always think positive thoughts. Sure sometimes the ball will not go where you want it to, but stay positive. Over time these positive thoughts will give you more confidence and you become a better bowler. The end results of these positive thoughts will be a higher average, so always stay positive.