Learn about the game of Lawn Bowling and Mat Bowling ....
It's Just Brilliant!
The sport of indoor mat bowling uses slightly different equipment compared to other forms of bowling. Below is a list of the equipment used at JJ Mat Bowling.
- 8 custom made 45' blue and red mats
- 8 sets of foot mats
- 8 sets of fenders and blocks
- 16 new sets of bowls size 0 and size 3
- 8 super heavy yellow jacks
- 8 score boards
- 4 mat handlers
HOW TO DRESS
Comfortable sports clothing is suggested for all skill levels.
Clean flat soled shoes are required. Clean sneakers are acceptable.
NO HEELS. Clean flat soled shoes are required. Clean sneakers are acceptable. Wear comfortable sports clothes.
Warming up before any physical activity is always a good idea. Here's a brief warm up routine that will help get the blood flowing before the start of a game.
Leg swings – 10 x both sides
Alternate lunges – 10 x both legs
Step forward left leg with right arm up x3
Step forward right leg with left arm up x3
Left arm across the body x4
Right arm across the body x4
Arm circles (start with small circles and gradually go bigger)
Reverse arm circles (start with small circles and gradually go bigger)
Shake arms forward and back
Exercise fingers and wrists and shake hands
CODE OF CONDUCT
& RULES OF THE GAME
Want to learn the rules of the game? Download the official Canadian Short Mat Bowls Association rules.