• 3:51

    Whether you’re bowling for recreation, leagues, or tournaments, choosing the correct bowling ball weight is where it all starts. Fitting Youth for Ball Weight Coaches and players alike can fall prey to having their youth player throwing the wrong bowling ball weight. Youth develop in a shorter period of time than the rest of us.

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  • 3:36

    Having a good swing path in bowling is crucial. Keeping your shoulders in line with your target downlane will help you repeat shots, ultimately gaining the consistency everyone strives for. Gold Coach and Bowler Development Lead at Bowlersmart Richard Shockley walks you through the four phases of a bowling swing path that are identified as

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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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  • 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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  • Bowling Release Drill: Foul Line/No Step with a House Ball
    3:39

    One of the biggest points of emphasis in today’s game is the release. Bowling balls are continually revolutionizing how the sport of bowling is played. Strong vs. weak bowling balls, pin placement, surface, and core are all key components bowling ball manufacturers improve upon with every release of a new bowling ball onto the market.

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  • 5:00

    The “one-step and slide” drill is a way to demonstrate what a proper finish position should look and feel like. Bowling coach Mike Dias explains the importance of using your lower body throughout the finish position while your upper body comes along for the ride. Dias explains the drill with a bowler who is upper

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  • 8:38

    Getting into the rhythm of the swing starts at the beginning with the pushaway. When off, repeatability of shots is next to impossible. Bowling coach Mike Dias identifies common issues bowler’s face when working with the pushaway. Whether you start too early or late, your balance is off, or your pushing in the wrong direction,

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