• Ball Weight in Bowling Stance
    3:15

    USBC Gold Coach Richard Shockley and USBC Director of Coaching Carolyn Dorin-Ballard provide helpful tips and techniques for efficiently distributing your bowling ball’s weight in your setup. Learn how to relieve some of the tension in your arm by using your non-ball side arm to balance the ball and properly distribute the weight.

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  • Bowling Rules
    6:31

    USBC Director of Coaching Carolyn Dorin-Ballard and USBC Director of Rules Mike Spridco present several important rules of bowling. They begin by discussing the hot topic of two-handed bowling and how it is completely legal. Learn which deliveries go against the rules and why. Brush up on your knowledge of the sport with this video.

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  • Bowling Release and Leverage
    4:05

    The release is crucial to a bowler’s game. USBC Gold Coach Lou Marquez discusses the distance between the ball and the ankle during the finish position and all of the ways it affects the release. When the ball is too far from the ankle in the finish position, it causes a loss of control in… Read more »

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  • Condition of Bowling Lanes During Tournament Play
    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. USBC Certified National Gold Coach Del Warren and USBC Hall of Famer Carolyn Dorin-Ballard recommend contacting the particular bowling center that you are competing at as well as utilizing a lane sheet in order to… Read more »

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  • Bowling Lane Conditions: Burn Up or Burn Out
    3:18

    Team USA Head Coach Rod Ross and Assistant Head Coach Kim Terrell-Kearney provide tips for competing on different lanes and changing pairs during a league or tournament. It is always beneficial to have a second set of eyes behind you to see if your ball is hooking too much or too late, and where it… Read more »

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  • how to bowl better
    5:47

    Do you want to learn how to bowl better? You have come to the right place! USBC Gold Coach Hank Boomershine and Team USA Assistant Head Coach Kim Terrell-Kearney demonstrate a simple drill to help improve accuracy. Placing tape on the lane provides a target for the bowler to aim at and lets them focus… Read more »

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  • Bowling Spares: 5 Ball Drill
    4:17

    In this video, USBC Gold Coach Pat Costello demonstrates to USBC Director of Coaching Carolyn Dorin-Ballard the benefits of practicing her five-ball drill. This drill is a helpful and simple way to help your spare game and increase your average. It is best to work on this drill with a plastic spare ball.

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  • Bowling Setup Using the Dominant Eye
    3:41

    Every bowler has a dominant eye. Team USA Head Coach Rod Ross talks with USBC Gold Coach Lou Marquez about eye dominance and how it affects the setup. Marquez demonstrates how to determine which eye is dominant, and how to position your setup using that information.

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  • Coaching Tips for Working with Men vs. Women
    3:23

    USBC Hall of Famer Carolyn Dorin-Ballard interviews USBC Certified Gold Coaches Del Warren and Randy Stoughton on the physical and emotional differences in coaching men vs. women. Physically, the men tend to be stronger in general compared to the women. As a result, it is crucial that women do the fundamentals and the technique more correctly… Read more »

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