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  • 14:33

    Today’s bowling oil patterns are the most complex bowlers have ever faced. Whether you’re tournament bowling or sport shot bowling, getting lined up can be difficult – especially when sport shot leagues and tournaments are choosing not to provide information on the oil pattern. Coach Erik Vermilyea with Track has developed a way for both

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  • 4:26

    Bowling becomes an easy game when you develop the ability to repeat shots, but a key area often overlooked when attempting to achieve this is the pre-shot routine. A pre-shot routine is ritualistic in nature. It’s a set of actions you do before putting your shot in motion. In almost every sport, professional athletes have

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  • 1:14

    When a golfer hits the ball just right off the club and it goes a great distance, it’s known as hitting the sweet spot of the club. Bowling’s sweet spot is when the ball comes off the hand just right at the point of release. When you get this feeling, you’re pretty confident you’re getting

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  • 14:33

    Today’s bowling oil patterns are the most complex bowlers have ever faced. Whether you’re tournament bowling or sport shot bowling, getting lined up can be difficult – especially when sport shot leagues and tournaments are choosing not to provide information on the oil pattern. Coach Erik Vermilyea with Track has developed a way for both

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  • 1:14

    When a golfer hits the ball just right off the club and it goes a great distance, it’s known as hitting the sweet spot of the club. Bowling’s sweet spot is when the ball comes off the hand just right at the point of release. When you get this feeling, you’re pretty confident you’re getting

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  • 10:52

    Have you ever had one of those nights where you just couldn’t get the corner pins out? Has one of those nights turned into a bunch of nights? By now you’ve moved forward and back on the approach, tried throwing it faster and slower, you’ve even split boards and still that seven or ten pin

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  • 14:33

    Today’s bowling oil patterns are the most complex bowlers have ever faced. Whether you’re tournament bowling or sport shot bowling, getting lined up can be difficult – especially when sport shot leagues and tournaments are choosing not to provide information on the oil pattern. Coach Erik Vermilyea with Track has developed a way for both

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  • Football Drill - Advanced Release Techniques
    4:07

    What makes a bowler great? Is it solid fundamentals in the physical game, equipment choices or making spares? Is it having the ability to change your ball speed, lofting the bowling ball or a master control of the release? Answer: the bowler who has a great understanding of all of these listed likely will score

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  • Weight Hole Rule Changes
    4:39

    Like other sports, technology has impacted the way we play the game today. Over the years, bowling has seen its fair share of changes. From the lane surface and the oil placed on the lane to bowling balls and bowling equipment, bowlers are always playing catch up with all of these advancements. The USBC Equipment

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  • 4:26

    Bowling becomes an easy game when you develop the ability to repeat shots, but a key area often overlooked when attempting to achieve this is the pre-shot routine. A pre-shot routine is ritualistic in nature. It’s a set of actions you do before putting your shot in motion. In almost every sport, professional athletes have

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  • 5:34

    We all deal with pressure, it’s part of being human, and it’s necessary for competition. What separates the average bowler from the greatest in the game is how they react in pressure situations. When the lights are bright and a prize is at stake, it’s the ones who handle their nerves and execute that get

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  • Bowling Excellence Takes Mental Relaxation
    7:10

    Every bowler would like to become the perfect bowler. We bet if you had the option, every shot you took would be a strike. You could block everything from your mind, execute perfect technique and have the pins all fall your way. That’d be ideal, right? Sure it would, but perfection in bowling isn’t realistic.

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  • 9:21

    Today’s modern game has completely changed the way we approach bowling. So, how do we define the modern game? Coaches Erik Vermilyea with Track, and Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, will explain the evolution and how it impacts your bowling ball fit. The easiest way to classify the game is with the

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  • how to throw a hook
    1:15

    Have you ever been on the lanes and looked around and said “Wow, how did they do that?” If so, you are likely talking about the curving of a bowling ball or bowling hook. Hook occurs when the ball changes direction, rather than the ball just going straight down the lanes towards the pins. Bowling

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  • Essential Bowling Coaching Tools for Every Instructor's Kit
    3:09

    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

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  • 3:19

    Are you having trouble with your timing? Maybe you’re having trouble hitting your mark consistently? These are just a few areas in your game where having a proper setup in the bowling stance will benefit you. If you are a beginner who hasn’t received this instruction, or an advanced bowler that can’t quite figure out

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  • 1:23

    When beginning league or tournament play, starting out on fresh oil conditions can be tricky. If you’re not ready when competition starts, you’ve already lost pins off of your set before you’ve even thrown a ball. Every shot in practice time needs your best and most ready shot to gain a fair understanding of what

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  • Football Drill - Advanced Release Techniques
    4:07

    What makes a bowler great? Is it solid fundamentals in the physical game, equipment choices or making spares? Is it having the ability to change your ball speed, lofting the bowling ball or a master control of the release? Answer: the bowler who has a great understanding of all of these listed likely will score

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  • Left and Right Side Spares with Kegel’s Torch
    5:46

    Keeping it simple is the name of the game when shooting at left and right hand side spares. Silver level Coach Dan Triske will show you how to take the lane conditions out of play so when you leave those corner pins, you’ll increase your chance at success. The key to repeatability on your strike

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  • 5:42

    Nobody likes losing, but when you look back at your last performance, can you pinpoint why you lost? Missed spares are missed opportunities, and it’s crucial to develop a spare system that is uniquely yours that you can rely on. The key to spare bowling is keeping it simple and coach Erik Vermilyea with Track,

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  • 16:31

    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

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  • Youth Bowling Stretches to Cool Down After Lane Play
    3:14

    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

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  • Target Tape Drill for Shooting Spares
    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

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  • Youth One Step Bowling Drill for Added Momentum
    2:11

    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

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