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  • Rotation Practice
    4:05

    Bryan O’Keefe, USBC Gold Coach and Director of Coaching at McKendree University, provides a simple at-home solution to diversifying your release. With a dowel, drill and a 6-pound plastic ball, you can practice hand positions that create different rotations for any lane condition thrown your way. Just find your PAP (Positive Axis Point), drill a… Read more »

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  • Preparation for the PWBA Minnesota Open
    3:55

    Stephen Padilla, a USBC Gold Coach and USBC’s Director of Coaching, walks us through how PWBA, PBA and Team USA member Kelly Kulick prepares to play the Minnesota Open. Ball selection is key and knowing the pattern prior to the event gave Kulick a leg up on packing her arsenal for this event. Kulick explains… Read more »

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  • Qualifying - Block 1
    17:58

    You have never seen tournament coverage like this before. Our cameras take you frame-by-frame and game-by-game through the first qualifying block (6 games) at the PWBA Minnesota Open following Kelly Kulick. Director of Coaching and USBC Gold Coach Stephen Padilla, with PBA Champion, PWBA Champion and six-time Team USA member Kelly Kulick analyze every move… Read more »

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Equipmentview all >>>

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    So you just got a new ball, and now it’s time to find your best stroke and discover your optimal bowling ball roll. Many pro shop managers will tell you that one of the simplest ways to identify whether you’re rolling the ball properly and getting the most out of your equipment is to place… Read more »

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    As with most solo sports, success in bowling requires total control of your environment. You’re up there by yourself, so only you can dictate the results of your play. And the thing that most often separates successful tournament bowlers from talented weekend warriors is a focused discipline toward maintaining their environment. In this lesson, we… Read more »

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  • 011881f_Q6569U_c  Customer Fit copy
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    More often than not, when a bowler feels stuck and can’t seem to improve their average any further, it’s because their ball doesn’t fit their hand properly. We see bowlers all the time who go to their local bowling ball pro shop looking for lessons and wonder why they’ve reached a ceiling in their game,… Read more »

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    For many competitors, bowler statistics are just numbers that they don’t factor into their mentality. For those looking to take the next step into a more focused and intentional gameplan, bowler statistics are crucial pieces of information that tell the story of their game. Whether it’s learning to adjust to changing lane conditions by taking… Read more »

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  • 009321f_Q6508u_c Coaches Tool Kit
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    When it comes to coaching a bowler, there’s much more you can do as an instructor than simply observe and critique. Becoming a better coach is similar to becoming a better bowler in that the process requires certain bowling coaching tools. To truly be effective as a coach, i.e. to make the appropriate adjustments and… Read more »

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  • one-step drill
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    Timing is an aspect of the game that all bowlers would like to perfect and Bowling practice can help. If everything is in-sync throughout the approach, i.e. the footwork and swing are fluid and well-paced, you stand to put a good stroke on the ball. Do that consistently, and you’ve got yourself a solid game…. Read more »

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Physical Gameview all >>>

  • Rotation Practice
    4:05

    Bryan O’Keefe, USBC Gold Coach and Director of Coaching at McKendree University, provides a simple at-home solution to diversifying your release. With a dowel, drill and a 6-pound plastic ball, you can practice hand positions that create different rotations for any lane condition thrown your way. Just find your PAP (Positive Axis Point), drill a… Read more »

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    Do you know what to do with your balance arm? Odds are, you’ve never given it a serious thought, because most amateur bowlers don’t think about how they’re using their balance arm when they go through the motions of their bowling stroke. For many bowlers the opposite arm does what it wants, and it’s just… Read more »

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    If a bowling coach told you to step up to lane and roll your best shot with your best bowling swing mechanics, and then asked you how many times you swung the ball in order to throw it down the lane, what would you say? Obviously once, right? That’s what we thought, too, until we… Read more »

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Spare Shootingview all >>>

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    Bowlers often wonder if their arsenal is filled with the right stuff, and exactly how much stuff is needed. While there’s no magic number for the amount of bowling balls you choose to carry in your bag, there is a right way and a wrong way to build your arsenal. The wrong way is buying… Read more »

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  • how to bowl spares
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    Spare pickups are essential for a great score. Walking away with only 8 or 9 pins each frame won’t get you to the record scores you want; you simply must get them all if you want to shoot high. Good news is every bowler can always improve their spare game, whether they’re joining their first… Read more »

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  • Spare Shooting as a Two Handed Bowler
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    Spares are an important component of every bowler’s game. USBC Director of Coaching Stephen Padilla highlights the key aspects and tricks of spare shooting as a two handed player.

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Tournament Playview all >>>

  • Preparation for the PWBA Minnesota Open
    3:55

    Stephen Padilla, a USBC Gold Coach and USBC’s Director of Coaching, walks us through how PWBA, PBA and Team USA member Kelly Kulick prepares to play the Minnesota Open. Ball selection is key and knowing the pattern prior to the event gave Kulick a leg up on packing her arsenal for this event. Kulick explains… Read more »

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  • Qualifying - Block 1
    17:58

    You have never seen tournament coverage like this before. Our cameras take you frame-by-frame and game-by-game through the first qualifying block (6 games) at the PWBA Minnesota Open following Kelly Kulick. Director of Coaching and USBC Gold Coach Stephen Padilla, with PBA Champion, PWBA Champion and six-time Team USA member Kelly Kulick analyze every move… Read more »

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  • Qualifying - Block 2
    17:34

    Have you ever wondered what it’s like to go through a PWBA Tournament? Six-time Team USA Member, PBA and PWBA Champion Kelly Kulick will walk you through every moment of the experience while competing at the PWBA Minnesota Open. USBC’s Gold Coach and Director of Coaching Stephen Padilla teams up with Kulick to evaluate every… Read more »

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Youthview all >>>

  • 009334f_Q6521u_c Youth - Cool Down
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    Just like any other sport, bowling can take a toll on your body if you don’t prepare and care for your muscles before and after playing. Proper warmup and cooldown routines are essential for maintaining healthy muscles, and there are a number of simple bowling stretches and exercises you can do to guarantee you’re ready… Read more »

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  • 009332f_Q6519u_c Youth - Shooting Spares for Beginners
    2:50

    Shooting spares is a difficult but necessary component of every bowler’s game. If you can consistently convert open frames into spares, you stand to become a more confident bowler and improve your average. This skill is especially important for youth bowlers who may not yet have developed the power to strike, but it is essential… Read more »

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  • 009330f_Q6517u_c Youth - One Step Drill
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    Working with youth bowlers who are new to the sport is a matter of building from the basics. More often than not, the mentality toward bowling is that you can just step up to the lane, throw the ball and start to figure out your form with practice. But we want to reverse that logic… Read more »

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