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    Sanding pads are vital for success when faced with challenging lane conditions. There are many different brands of sanding pads to choose from. Each brand has multiple grit numbers associated with their sanding pads and each number affects ball motion on the lane differently. In this free video, Ronald Hinkland Jr., CEO of Creating The

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    Bowling balls are an investment. They require regular maintenance and upkeep to get the maximum performance out of them. Cracked bowling balls are useless. In this free video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains why a bowling ball can crack and how to prevent it from happening. Cracked Bowling Balls Below are

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    Balance and posture are fundamentals every bowler needs in their game to be successful. Having better balance increases shot repeatability. This gives you the best chance at hitting your target more often, ultimately increasing your scores. A balanced approach starts in the setup and stance and ends at the foul line, posting your shot or

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    Balance and posture are fundamentals every bowler needs in their game to be successful. Having better balance increases shot repeatability. This gives you the best chance at hitting your target more often, ultimately increasing your scores. A balanced approach starts in the setup and stance and ends at the foul line, posting your shot or

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    A traditional lunge is a great lower body workout. It can be done anywhere, anytime, without any additional equipment. Modifying the lunge with a side bend increases the difficulty giving you added benefits with this exercise. Bowling’s finish position takes a lot of lower body strength. Without a balanced, stable finish position, hitting your target

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    Planks are a great way to strengthen your core. Contrary to popular belief, your core is made up of more than just your abs. Your core encompasses your entire torso, everything but your arms and legs. Step 1 Come down to your forearms on a mat or the floor. Set yourself up with your elbows

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    Sanding pads are vital for success when faced with challenging lane conditions. There are many different brands of sanding pads to choose from. Each brand has multiple grit numbers associated with their sanding pads and each number affects ball motion on the lane differently. In this free video, Ronald Hinkland Jr., CEO of Creating The

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  • 2:10

    Bowling balls are an investment. They require regular maintenance and upkeep to get the maximum performance out of them. Cracked bowling balls are useless. In this free video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains why a bowling ball can crack and how to prevent it from happening. Cracked Bowling Balls Below are

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    With so many bowling balls on the market today it can be overwhelming trying to decide which one is best bowling ball for you. Bowling balls are expensive and once holes are drilled into them, you can no longer return it. A bowling ball consists of a coverstock and core. Coverstock is the material the

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    Sanding pads are vital for success when faced with challenging lane conditions. There are many different brands of sanding pads to choose from. Each brand has multiple grit numbers associated with their sanding pads and each number affects ball motion on the lane differently. In this free video, Ronald Hinkland Jr., CEO of Creating The

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    When Should I Use Surface On My Bowling Ball In this free video, Ronald Hinkland Jr., CEO of Creating The Difference demonstrates each grit of TruCut CtDSanding Pads and how they respond on the lanes. Watch “How Do I Put Surface On My Bowling Ball?” if you are unfamiliar or need a refresher before continuing.

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    Bowling ball maintenance is important to achieve maximum performance. Have you ever wondered how much bowling ball maintenance really matters? Ronald Hinkland Jr., CEO of Creating The Difference, did a test with National Bowling Academy to demonstrate how quickly a bowling ball experiences “lane shine.” Lane shine changes the bowling ball’s surface while adding scuff

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    Too much grip pressure in bowling creates issues and bad habits in your game, adversely affecting your bowling technique. Getting a proper fit avoids having to unlearn the bad habits that too much grip pressure creates. Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains what a proper fit looks and feels like. Grip When

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    Axis rotation is the angle made between the bowling ball rotation and its movement down-lane. More axis rotation applied to a bowling ball gives you more skid and hook potential down-lane. Less axis rotation applied to a bowling ball gives you less skid and hook potential down-lane. Silver level coaches Dan Triske and Doug O’Bryant

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    Bowling balls are made with different coverstocks and cores. Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, breaks down differential, RG, cores and what it all means to you and your game. Low RG vs. High RG The USBC defines RG (radius of gyration) as: Measured in inches, radius of gyration is the distance from

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    “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery,” Charles Caleb Colton said. With the PBA and PWBA tours televised regularly, along with today’s social media reach, bowlers often find themselves imitating a pro’s bowling style. In this video, silver level coaches Dan Triske and Doug O’Bryant explain the pros and cons involved in trying to mimic

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    The One-Step Drill is the one drill every bowler of every skill level should work on in their practice routine. It eliminates the earlier steps in the approach, allowing you to focus on the slide and the release. It also creates proper leverage and timing in the finish position. Coach Erik Vermilyea with Track breaks

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    Have you ever heard a teammate say, “I think your timing is off?” If you ask 10 different bowlers, you’ll hear 10 different answers on how bowling timing is defined. In this quick lesson, Gold Coach and Bowler Development Lead at Bowlersmart Richard Shockley and Silver Level Coach Dan Triske demonstrate how to achieve good

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    You play like you practice and you practice how you play. If you find yourself practicing and not seeing the results during your league night or tournament, it’s time to approach practice differently. Gold Coach and Bowler Development Lead at Bowlersmart Richard Shockley and Silver Level Coach Dan Triske give their insight on bowling practice

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    Ask any competitive bowler out there what the most important ball in their bag is and you’ll hear over and over again, “my spare ball.” Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains the necessity of having a plastic bowling ball for spares in your bag and how it will help you increase your

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  • Left and Right Side Spares with Kegel’s Torch
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    Keeping it simple is the name of the game when shooting at left and right hand side spares. Silver level Coach Dan Triske will show you how to take the lane conditions out of play so when you leave those corner pins, you’ll increase your chance at success. The key to repeatability on your strike

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  • Youth Bowling Stretches to Cool Down After Lane Play
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    Just like any other sport, bowling can take a toll on your body if you don’t prepare and care for your muscles before and after playing. Proper warmup and cooldown routines are essential for maintaining healthy muscles, and there are a number of simple bowling stretches and exercises you can do to guarantee you’re ready

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  • Target Tape Drill for Shooting Spares
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    Shooting spares is a difficult but necessary component of every bowler’s game. If you can consistently convert open frames into spares, you stand to become a more confident bowler and improve your average. This skill is especially important for youth bowlers who may not yet have developed the power to strike, but it is essential

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  • Youth One Step Bowling Drill for Added Momentum
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    Working with youth bowlers who are new to the sport is a matter of building from the basics. More often than not, the mentality toward bowling is that you can just step up to the lane, throw the ball and start to figure out your form with practice. But we want to reverse that logic

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