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Next CARA
Board meeting:
Saturday,
March 19,
11 a.m. at Bowl America Shirley (before the CARA Championship Tournament)

 
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SKILL ENHANCEMENT CLINIC
Saturday, February 20
AMF Annandale Lanes
4245 Markham St., Annandale, VA

Two shifts:

  • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. for established bowlers
  • 2-4 p.m. for beginners and low-average bowlers

Limit of 8 people per shift
Cost: $25

These clinics offer training in a small group setting, with plenty of one-on-one instruction as well.

Sam Highsmith, a lifelong bowler, longtime bowling coach and active member of the bowling community, will once again conduct the clinic. He's been coaching several CARA bowlers over the past few years, with remarkable results.

For the first shift for established bowlers, Sam will offer instruction in the following areas, and will videotape & review your mechanics with you:

Technical physical game (60 minutes)

  • Video analysis--video each student
  • Review and recommendations

Work with students on lanes (60 minutes)

  • Individual recommendations
  • Identify problems and corrective actions

For the beginners shift from 2 to 4 p.m., Sam will also videotape & review your mechanics, and will concentrate on:

Push away, arm swing, footwork and delivery (60 minutes)

  • Video analysis--video each student
  • Technique drills

Work with students on lanes (60 minutes)

  • Individual recommendations
  • Practice
  • Identify problems and corrective actions

If you'd like to reserve a spot, send Kim Winn (kbwinn@yahoo.com) a message with your name, the league you bowl in, and which shift you'd like to attend.


VACANCIES ON SEVERAL LEAGUES
Most leagues are in need of a few more bowlers. TAKE A LOOK AND SEE WHICH LEAGUE IS MOST CONVENIENT FOR YOU!


MISS CARA 2015
CARA would like to congratulate Dick Tater for winning this year's Miss CARA title.

S(he) is eligibale to represent the DC area in this year's Miss IGBABE contest at the IGBO Mid-Year Tournament in Pittsburgh.


CARA SUNDAY NIGHT MIXED WINS CHAMPIONSHIP
Congratulations to CARA Sunday Night Mixed for winning the 2014 AND 2015 CARA Championship Tournament. Seven CARA leagues participated in the tournament, but only one league can win. They win $100, plaques and host next year's tournament.


THE 2013-2014 SEASON WAS MAGNIFICENT!
This year, CARA bowlers racked up numerous special achievements. Click here to see some of this year's champions.

   


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