• Bowling Ball Grit Adjustments
    5:39

    Changes in a ball’s surface can make for drastic changes on the lanes. Using E.A.R.L., USBC’s Enhanced Automated Robotic Launcher, Team USA Head Coach Rod Ross and USBC Gold Coach Bryan O’Keefe demonstrate just how surface texture affects the performance of a bowling ball. Watch how fine tuning the surface of a ball can give you the motion that you

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  • How to Choose a Bowling Ball: Ball Surface and Energy Management
    6:46

    How do you choose the right bowling ball? Well, Team USA Head Coach Rod Ross and USBC Gold Coach Mike Nyitray explain energy management and how to choose a ball that fits your style. Learn about the different surfaces used on a bowling ball, and how to correctly manage its energy. These tips will help

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  • Comparing Bowling Lane Surfaces
    3:14

    Different lane surfaces can create different ball reactions. Team USA Assistant Head Coach Kim Terrell-Kearney discusses the various characteristics of a lane that can make your ball roll differently. Learn how your ball might react depending on the type of surface you are competing on.

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  • Elements of a Bowling Ball Fitting
    14:20

    An initial bowling ball fitting is so important to make sure the ball fits the players hand comfortably and there is no pain. They need a grip that allows them to repeat shots and get the ball off their hand on target. USBC Certified Gold Coach Del Warren and USBC Hall of Famer Carolyn Dorin-Ballard demonstrate the components that make up

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  • Use of Bowler's Tape
    4:12

    Using bowlers tape contributes to a proper fit, which is crucial to executing and repeating shots. Team USA Head Coach Rod Ross and Assistant Head Coach Kim Terrell-Kearney explain the importance of bowlers tape in today’s game. Bowlers tape will help to compensate for changes in your hand over the course of a day to provide you with a clean

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  • Bowling Ball Surface Adjustments
    5:09

    When the ball isn’t getting where it needs to go on the lanes, many bowlers will assume they need to buy a new ball before they even try to make bowling ball surface adjustments. Changing the surface ever so slightly of your bowling balls can give you such a different ball reaction and in turn improve your scoring

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  • Understanding Bowling Ball Cores
    6:43

    Team USA Head Coach Rod Ross and USBC Gold Coach Bryan O’Keefe break down the key components of a bowling ball’s core design. The most important aspects of core design are the shape and the size, which help determine when a ball should be used.

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  • Bowling Technique: Using Tape to Help with Grip Pressure
    12:36

    USBC Director Carolyn Dorin-Ballard and USBC Gold Coach Bill Spigner talk about grip pressure in this bowling video. Learn how to bowl with a free swing as well as how to re-grip your bowling ball during your swing. Take a good look at the many demonstrations of this helpful bowling technique. Find out how you

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  • Using Bowling Accessories to Improve Your Game - Wrist Device
    3:51

    Team USA Assistant Head Coach Kim Terrell-Kearney and USBC Hall of Famer Carolyn Dorin-Ballard talk to Team USA member Stefanie Johnson about wearing a wrist device for improvements in her arm swing and release and explain why you might consider using one for your game. They discuss some of the advantages of using a wrist

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