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Title Bowls Without Bias
Author Norma Robinson
Publisher John Ferguson Ltd, Sydney, Australia
First published 1990
ISBN 0-949118-49-4
Edition reviewed 1st
Hardback/softback Softback
List price Not known
Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
21.2 x 14.5
Number of pages 96
Number of pages with Coloured photos Black & white photos Line drawings
  None 1 5
Synopsis Anyone can enjoy bowls and play well. Half the secret is to be comfortable with what you're doing. Bowlers who approach the sport with the right frame of mind find the technical skills developing steadily with correct tuition and practice. Bowls Without Bias is not a formal training manual, but rather, a helpful series of personal observations on what goes into a good - and a bad - game of bowls.

Norma Robinson took up bowls in 1962, but a full-time job prevented her from giving it much time. Her serious bowling career began with retirement in 1976, and by 1980 her commitment to the sport began to pay off in competitions. Since then her special approach has brought her consistent success - a state championship and club championships in singles, pairs, triples and fours, and inclusion in representative games. In 1988 she was in the Mona Vale side which took the NSW No. 1 State Pennant. In 1986 she became the foundation chairman of the coaching panel of the NSW Women's Bowling Association. In Bowls Without Bias Norma explains her personal methods and approach to the game.