• 12:22

    The long lane oil pattern is generally the most difficult lane condition to play, especially when the oil is in transition. For most bowlers, the trouble with a long lane oil pattern lies in navigating the roll and skid with proper ball motion. Shape your shot according to the conditions, and you give yourself a

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  • 14:13

    The most successful bowlers know when to make positive bowling adjustments on the lane, whether in regards to their foot placement, wrist position or the spot they choose to target. As a lane starts to dry up after repeated use and the motion of your bowling ball is affected, it becomes highly important to stay

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  • 7:53

    Next in our series on creating the proper ball motion on various patterns is the medium-length lane oil pattern. Today we take a look at the best ways to adjust your game to accommodate a medium pattern, whether freshly laid out or in transition. Creating ball motion on a medium pattern To help you figure

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  • 12:15

    Every bowler throws the ball slightly different, generating a rev rate, tilt and ball speed that is distinctly their own. Because of this, each individual bowler has to figure out how to create the proper ball motion for their unique stroke in order to be successful on any lane. Today, we take a look at

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  • 3:54

    While competing in tournaments, it is crucial to understand the oil pattern volume, pattern and length. Coach Rod Ross and Kim Terrell-Kearney help translate how this information applies to playing the lanes. Watch this video to learn how changes in oil volume affect ball performance.

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  • 3:14

    Different lane surfaces can create different ball reactions. 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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  • 4:37

    Understanding the different types of oil used on bowling lanes is key to being able to bowl successfully on them. Two of the newest types of lane oil at the Kegel Training Center are fire and ice. Carolyn Dorin-Ballard and Randy Stoughton talk with Vice President of the Chemical Division at Kegel Training Center Dennis

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  • 10:54

    In today’s game, there is no such thing as completely flat bowling lanes. Bowling coaches Randy Stoughton and Carolyn Dorin-Ballard demonstrate the significant effect that lane topography on ball motion.Whether you’re bowling a local tournament or going to the Open Championships, try to learn as much as possible about the bowling center you’re going to

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  • 11:38

    Being knowledgeable about the condition of bowling lanes at the tournament you’re competing in can give you the upper edge you’ve been looking for. Bowling coaches Del Warren and Carolyn Dorin-Ballard recommend contacting the particular bowling center that you are competing at as well as utilizing a lane sheet in order to obtain this information. In this video, learn

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