• Making Adjustments to the Surface of Your Bowling Equipment
    2:13

    Team USA Head Coach Rod Ross, professional bowler Chris Barnes and E.A.R.L. teach you about the different surface types you can create on your bowling equipment by using the proper tools, and the severity of the skid and hook that you will experience when you throw the ball down the lane with a rougher or smoother

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  • Warm Up Bowling Drill
    2:55

    USBC Gold Coach Richard Shockley speaks with USBC Director of Coaching Carolyn Dorin-Ballard and presents a good warm-up drill for all bowlers. You will be able to feel the correct motion for your release and learn to keep your elbow close to your body.

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  • How to Bowl: Washouts
    1:49

    Washouts should not be intimidating, especially if you approach them from the correct angle. Team USA Head Coach Rod Ross explains how you still can use your strike ball to pick up a washout by just moving your feet to the angle that is most advantageous to cover the spare.

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  • Shoulder Injuries
    3:25

    Some of the most common bowling injuries involve the shoulder. USBC Hall of Famer Lynda Barnes discusses how she overcame her shoulder injury in order to continue her career on the lanes. Watch as she goes over the exercises that got her back into shape. She also offers her insight on returning to the sport

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  • Bowling Strength Exercises
    3:18

    Let Team USA Sports Performance Specialist Nick Bohanan show you how all bowlers can benefit from strength exercises. Learn how core strengthening involves your abs, hips and back muscles and how performing these exercises will improve your posture and leverage. By performing the exercises recommended by Bohanan, you will be able to enhance your strength

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  • At Home Drills for a Better Bowling Release
    2:24

    The bowling release is one of the most crucial aspects of the game. Team USA Head Coach Rod Ross talks about some of the ways you can practice your release from the comfort of your own home. Watch Rod and USBC Gold Coach Bryan O’Keefe demonstrate how a softball and football can be used to

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  • Bowling Spares
    2:18

    Certain spares can be attacked multiple ways, and finding the way that is most comfortable for you to consistently repeat is a key to bigger scores. USBC Hall of Famer Carolyn Dorin-Ballard and Team USA Head Coach Rod Ross demonstrate options for converting the 2-8 spare combination.

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  • Bowling Grips and Thumb Inserts
    2:59

    USBC Director Carolyn Dorin-Ballard and USBC Gold Coach Bill Monce teach you the differences between bowling grips and slugs. Find out what they are used for and learn the benefits of using bowling grips and/or bowling slugs. Also, learn more about the thumb hole and see what options you have regarding thumb inserts. Use these

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  • Creating a Consistent Bowling Swing
    2:15

    Team USA Head Coach Rod Ross and Assistant Head Coach Kim Terrell-Kearney teach you how to create a more consistent approach to the line. By using two strips of tape to lay out a guideline to your approach, this drill will help you draw the ball back in a straight line rather than pulling it

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