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    Leg Over Box Step Exercise

    Core stability and hip mobility contribute to better balance. In order to hit your target consistently in bowling, balance and stability are a requirement. Box steps are multifunctional exercise aides. They are sold individually and in sets that vary in height and width. Jumping on box steps is primarily how they are used, but they…

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    The Bowling Lane 101

    Understanding the playing field in bowling will lead to higher scores and better overall performance. In this free video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, highlights two key areas beginning bowlers need to understand before throwing a bowling ball at pins. The Approach From the foul line back to where the sette ends…

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    Improve Accuracy: Balance Arm Training

    The balance arm in bowling is your non throwing arm. It provides stability when delivering the bowling ball. When your right arm comes forward to release the bowling ball, your left arm has to come back. Your shoulders are your aiming bar and they need to remain as stable as possible throughout your shot. In…

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    Leg Over Box Step Exercise

    Core stability and hip mobility contribute to better balance. In order to hit your target consistently in bowling, balance and stability are a requirement. Box steps are multifunctional exercise aides. They are sold individually and in sets that vary in height and width. Jumping on box steps is primarily how they are used, but they…

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    Lower Back Stretch with a Physioball

    Do you bowl with lower back problems? It’s hard to be fundamentally sound when you are uncomfortable. Improper technique and too heavy of a bowling ball can contribute to lower back problems while bowling. Back pain is the leading cause of work-loss days, and eight percent of American adults experience persistent or chronic lower back…

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    Modified Squat With a Balance Aid

    Every bowler needs balance and stability on the approach and squats are an excellent exercise for bowlers to achieve it. On the way down your knees and hips flex, and on the way up your knees and hips extend. Be it age or injury, squats can be too difficult for some to accomplish. In this…

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    Bowling Ball Selection for League and Tournament Play

    Having the right bowling ball in your hand for the lane condition that you are bowling on, combined with your style of play is the recipe for success in bowling today. Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains which bowling balls you need for league and tournament play to help you bowl your…

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    How to Adjust a Bowling Ball’s Surface

    Why does a bowling ball hook? Layout, axis tilt, axis rotation, and a bowling ball’s core are all factors but the single largest contributing factor (75%) of a bowling ball’s reaction is having the correct surface on its coverstock. In this Premium Video, Scott Pohl, the owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains how to…

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    How To Build a Bowling Ball Arsenal

    A bowling ball arsenal is designed by bowlers to give them the best chance at success at their next competition. The style of bowler you are and the lane conditions you are bowling on influence what bowling balls go into your bag. If you’re a speed dominant player, your arsenal should lean towards more aggressive…

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    The Bowling Lane 101

    Understanding the playing field in bowling will lead to higher scores and better overall performance. In this free video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, highlights two key areas beginning bowlers need to understand before throwing a bowling ball at pins. The Approach From the foul line back to where the sette ends…

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    Ball Motion: Burn Out or Burn Up

    Staying ahead of lane transition requires a trained eye with an observer’s mentality. In this premium video lesson, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains what burn up and burn out are and what moves to make to combat them. Burn Up If the bowling ball is hooking too early and hits the…

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    Staying in the Pocket: More Strikes and Easier Spares

    When your bowling ball hits the pocket, you rarely get less than an 8 count on the scoreboard. Hitting the pocket on your first shot doesn’t always lead to a strike, however, it does make for more manageable single and multiple pin spares. In this premium video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop,…

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    Breaking Out of a Bowling Slump

    Slumps happen. Everyone goes through these frustrating stretches of time that leave begging the question: “What do I need to do to get back to bowling my best?” In this premium video lesson, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains a process that will get you back to bowling your best before your…

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    Embrace the Breaks & Minimize the Mistakes

    Barely missing the cut at a tournament stings. It’s easy to think about all of the “should haves” and “could haves” that kept you out of the money. Author, speaker, and bronze level bowling coach, Craig Hillier recollects a tournament experience he had where he missed the cut, and in reflection, came up with the…

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    The Bowling Pin: A Symbol for Success

    Have you ever thought about what it’s like to be a bowling pin? Always getting knocked down, pushed around and even celebrated when hit by a heavy bowling ball. Everyone at some point in their life can relate with the plight of the bowling pin. Author, speaker, and bronze level bowling coach, Craig Hillier explains…

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    Bowling Muscle Training

    Mind and body must work together to compete at the highest level. For your mind to be at its best, it mustn’t have distractions from the body. In this premium video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, reviews muscle training areas of concern while helping you create a training schedule that will get…

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    Tournament Success: Prepare Like a Champion

    Unless you win the lottery, success doesn’t just happen. You get out what you put in, and maximizing your efforts is the name of the game. In this premium video lesson Scott Pohl, Eagle Winner and owner of On Track Pro Shop, walks through the preparation process that has provided him a good deal of…

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    Fit, Weight, and Bowling Ball Choice for Seniors

    A bowling ball needs to match up with your style of play, and for seniors this is crucial for success in today’s game. The modern game may require some tweaking to your bowling ball choice, fit, and ball weight to help keep your game in peak performance. In this premium video Scott Pohl, owner of…

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    Improve Accuracy: Balance Arm Training

    The balance arm in bowling is your non throwing arm. It provides stability when delivering the bowling ball. When your right arm comes forward to release the bowling ball, your left arm has to come back. Your shoulders are your aiming bar and they need to remain as stable as possible throughout your shot. In…

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    3 Training Drills to Improve Bowling Fundamentals

    Showing up to bowl for a score during your training session may be fun, but it doesn’t help improve the fundamentals required for improvement. In this premium video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, simplifies and breaks down the game in small pieces with three drills designed to make it easier to feel…

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    Bowling Technique and Tempo

    Bowling tempo is defined as the pace of your steps as you deliver the bowling ball. In this premium video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains how Your physical attributes should dictate your tempo. Shorter Players Tempo for shorter players should be quicker than taller players. Shorter players need more ball speed.In…

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    Shooting at Double Wood and The Bucket

    When two pins are stacked one in front of the other on a spare shot it’s known as “Double Wood” in bowling. For right handed bowlers, it is the 2-pin and 8-pin and for left handed bowlers it’s the 3-pin and 9-pin. The “sleeper” in “double wood” is behind the pin that is in front…

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    Basic 3-6-9 Spare System: Moving Left

    For beginner and intermediate bowlers, the 3-6-9 spare system is a great way to quickly get lined up to make spares on both sides of the lane. In this free video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, teaches right handed bowlers how to make the 3, 6, and 10 pin consistently. In order…

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    Make More Spares: Body Alignment & Release Position

    In order to become a better bowler you need to make your spares. Keeping it clean or not having an open frame (splits excluded) throughout the course of a game is not only gratifying, but productive when working to increase your average. In this premium video Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, walks…

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  • Youth Bowling Stretches to Cool Down After Lane Play
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    Youth Bowling Stretches to Cool Down After Lane Play

    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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    Target Tape Drill for Shooting Spares

    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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    Youth One Step Bowling Drill for Added Momentum

    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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