Informative Speech: How to Improve Your Bowling Score Essay

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Specific Purpose: I want my audience to know how they can improve their bowling scores the next time they go out on a Friday night.

Organizational Pattern: Informative


I. Attention-Getting Device: How many of you guys think that you are the world's worst bowler? I bet you didn't know that the lowest game ever bowled by a man on ABC men's league is two. Mike Kappa, of Racine, Wisconsin, accomplished his outrageous score by throwing 18 gutter balls. However Richard Caplette, of Danielson, Connecticut, who threw nineteen in one game, holds the record for the most gutter balls.

II. Orientation Phase
A. Point: I would like to inform my fellow classmates about bowling and how they can improve their games while
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B. Another important piece of equipment is the bowling ball.
1. The bowling ball should be the proper weight proportion to the bowler's weight.
2. A bowling ball should also be selected that is easy for the bowler to hang on to and release when bowling.

Transition: Now that you know what equipment to use, I will explain the proper approach when bowling.

II. I know that many of you have probably been to the bowling many times, but have you ever been shown the proper way to approach the lanes.
A. The first one should do is do things backwards.
1. A bowler should start at the foul line and go through the four-step approach as if they had a bowling ball and were getting ready to throw it at the pins. Where the bowler stops after their four steps that is the place where they should start when the game starts and they are getting ready to throw the ball.
B. The next thing the bowler should do is find a mark. A place on the lane in which they intend to throw the ball.
1. After a bowler has found a mark then the bowler can adjust the placement of their feet in order to get the bowling ball to hit the pocket and get a strike.

Transition: Finally I would like to tell you about some games that can help you improve your bowling games and add a little fun and competition with you and your friends.

III. Now that I have explained the equipment and some basic fundamentals, I am going to tell you about a