Every bowler has had trouble falling off at the line, missing their mark and leaving splits. There are a number of things that could have gone wrong, but most common problems in bowling can be traced back to the stance and start.
With these 10 helpful tips, you’ll learn what it takes to become more consistent in the sport of bowling.
You don’t know what you don’t know, our certified USBC Gold Coaches will explain what proper stance and start on the approach looks like and then walk you through how to accomplish it step-by-step.
Positioning your feet, ball placement and shoulder alignment are just some areas of concentration we cover in the stance.
Then you’ll learn how to get the ball into the swing while simultaneously beginning your footwork for your approach.
No matter your skill level, it’s important to start at the beginning and our coaches will provide a multitude of perspectives on the stance and start that will fit every bowler’s needs.
To help you find the tips that best suit your needs, here’s a list of the tips and the starting point in the video where each begin:
00:06 – Getting Lined-Up at the Start
06:24 – Setting-Up the Stance
10:33 – Pushaway
13:01 – Your Core at the Start
22:31 – Stance and Pushaway
29:48 – Preset Your Angles
33:34 – Upper Body Angles
37:53 – Initiate Your Swing
40:13 – Advanced Setup and Pushaway
45:52 – Chris Barnes on Setup