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  • 1:36

    If you have ever watched the PBA Tour you’ve likely seen bowlers and their coaches sanding a bowling ball. By doing so, they alter the bowling ball’s surface to change its reaction or ball motion on the lane. A brand new bowling ball comes out of the box with a surface setting designated by the

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  • 2:48

    The next time you’re at practice when your ball comes back to you, take a minute and look it over. What do you see? Oil from the lane absorbed into your ball in a certain area. Bowling ball track is the area on the ball that actually touches the lane. The rings that you see

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  • 3:02

    Are you tired of sticking or sliding too much at the foul line? If you feel like you can’t slide enough or may even fall because of what the approach is giving you, high performance bowling shoes just might be what the doctor ordered. Approaches vary from center to center because of the weather conditions

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Lane PlayShow More >

  • 2:48

    The next time you’re at practice when your ball comes back to you, take a minute and look it over. What do you see? Oil from the lane absorbed into your ball in a certain area. Bowling ball track is the area on the ball that actually touches the lane. The rings that you see

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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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Mental GameShow More >

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    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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Off the LanesShow More >

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    A free arm swing in bowling is when the ball controls your arm throughout the swing rather than you controlling the ball. When you do not have a free arm swing, inconsistencies develop in your game including: – Missed targeting – Falling off the shot, imbalance at the finish position – Injury Gold Coach and

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  • 1:22

    Whether you are a beginner, or a seasoned vet at inserting bowling thumb tape, this quick tip can refresh your memory or teach you how it is done. It’s always good to have a piece of bowling thumb tape in your thumbhole. You can always add one more if need be to tighten your grip,

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  • 7:58

    Having the right tool for the job is important for anything we do in life. In bowling, being prepared for whatever can happen requires the right bowling equipment. Gold Coach and Bowler Development Lead at Bowlersmart Richard Shockley and scholarship recipient at Midland University, Hannah Triske, discuss the array of bowling accessories and bowling equipment

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Spare ShootingShow More >

  • 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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YouthShow More >

  • 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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