• 1:32

    Ask any competitive bowler out there what the most important ball in their bag is and you’ll hear over and over again, “my spare ball.” Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains the necessity of having a plastic bowling ball for spares in your bag and how it will help you increase your

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  • 3:11

    Similar to your skin, the surface of a bowling ball has pores that need to breathe in order to get the proper reaction on the lane. Each time you throw a bowling ball your ball picks up oil, dirt and dust that clogs the pores and neutralizes its ability to grip the lane. That’s why

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  • 8:23

    Bowling’s finish position occurs at the foul line as you’re releasing the bowling ball. This is often referred to as posting your shot. In order to fully post your shot, you must remain in a balanced finish position until the ball exits the pin deck.

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  • 5:50

    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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  • 17:46

    Bowling leagues are almost underway, but there’s still time to prepare. Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, delivers a crash course on what it takes to get ready for the upcoming season in this National Bowling Academy live course exclusive for GOLD members.

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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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  • 1:24

    Cause and effect is defined as, “A relationship in which one event (the cause) makes another event happen (the effect).” Posting a shot is defined as: “To retain a stationary, stable, balanced position until well after the end of a delivery.” Knee continuation is the cause in this example while posting a shot is the

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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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