• Bowling Tips and Tricks: Read the Lane
    6:50

    Team USA Head Coach Rod Ross and USBC Gold Coach Fred Borden teach you how to read the lane with a few tips and tricks. The first step is to read and watch your ball, since it will tell you how much oil is on the lane. It is important to connect and focus on

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  • Ball Release and Speed Control
    6:21

    Team USA Head Coach Rod Ross and Assistant Head Coach Kim Terrell-Kearney discuss one of the most important adjustments any bowler can make – the ability to change your ball speed. Watch as starting position and ball-height variations are demonstrated as the key to control speed in the release.

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  • Bowling Release and Rotation Versatility
    7:11

    One of the most important aspects of a bowler’s game is the release. There are many different releases that can be used depending on the situation you may be in. USBC Gold Coach Lou Marquez discusses the importance of variation in a bowler’s release with Team USA Head Coach Rod Ross. Watch as Marquez demonstrates

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  • Bowling Ball Types: Track Identification
    3:54

    Team USA Head Coach Rod Ross and USBC Gold Coach Bryan O’Keefe teach you everything you need to know about the oil track on a bowling ball. Learn about the four different bowling ball types as well as what each will do for you as a bowler. Use these helpful tips to determine the right

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  • Bowling Tips for Beginners: Understanding the Playing Field
    5:21

    USBC Hall of Famer Carolyn Dorin-Ballard and Team USA Head Coach Rod Ross provide helpful bowling tips for beginners. Also they walk you through the structural components of a lane, including the approach dots, arrows, mid-lane, backend and pin deck. They also discuss the oil that is applied and how you can determine which equipment

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  • Foot Pressure for Your Bowling Footwork
    5:08

    USBC Hall of Famer Carolyn Dorin-Ballard and Team USA Assistant Head Coach Kim Terrell-Kearney discuss one of the tools they have at the International Training and Research Center used to measure foot pressure. The tool allows them to view consistency between shots and helps them make changes to a player’s steps and slide.

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  • Adjusting to Bowling Lane Conditions: 5 Adjustments
    7:11

    Team USA Head Coach Rod Ross and USBC Gold Coach Fred Borden provide helpful tips and techniques for adjusting to ever-changing lane conditions. Learn about the five main adjustments and how to properly execute them.

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  • Bowling Approach Tips Regarding Axis Tilt and Rotation
    6:40

    Team USA Head Coach Rod Ross and USBC Gold Coach Bryan O’Keefe provide helpful bowling approach tips regarding the main components of the release. Learn the differences between axis tilt and rotation, and see how more or less of one of them impacts the release. Once you learn to understand your release and manipulate ball

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  • Body Angles and Proper Bowling Release
    8:35

    Every bowler’s game is different, so it is important to understand how body angles affect a proper bowling release and, ultimately, how many pins you knock down. Team USA Head Coach Rod Ross and Assistant Head Coach Kim Terrell-Kearney diagnose the swing styles and rev rates of three bowlers at the International Training and Research Center to

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