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  • 2:38

    How to Pick a Bowling Ball for Your Arsenal

    Looking for a new bowling ball? Are you overwhelmed with the amount of options you have? Which bowling ball is the right one for you? Scott Pohl, the owner of On Track Pro Shop, breaks down and simplifies the process teaching you how to pick a bowling ball for your arsenal. Bowling Ball Surface The…

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  • 4:39

    Should I Fix My Drift on the Approach?

    Bowling’s modern game requires modern thinking. Drift has a negative connotation amongst many bowlers. In this premium video, Coach Erik Vermilyea with Track explains what drift is and when it is considered a problem. Know your Normal Everyone’s body type, makeup, and how they bowl are unique unto themselves. The oil pattern you are playing…

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  • 1:01

    Complete Core Workout: Superman Exercise

    Your core consists of muscles around your stomach and the mid/lower back. Crunches are a great way to impact your core but exclude the mid/lower back, an often under exercised area of our core. The superman exercise is done on the floor and has you reach your hands out in front of your head and…

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  • 1:01

    Complete Core Workout: Superman Exercise

    Your core consists of muscles around your stomach and the mid/lower back. Crunches are a great way to impact your core but exclude the mid/lower back, an often under exercised area of our core. The superman exercise is done on the floor and has you reach your hands out in front of your head and…

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  • 1:06

    Leg Lifts with a Physioball

    Are you looking to increase hip mobility and strengthen your core? Leg lifts with a physioball knock both out in one exercise. Strong core muscles make it easier to do any physical activity including bowling. By strengthening the core you will see results in balance and stability. With all of this newfound balance and stability…

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  • 1:13

    Shoulder External Rotation with an Elastic Band

    Bowling and shoulder injuries go hand in hand. The majority of shoulder injuries revolve around the rotator cuff. The rotator cuff is a ball and socket joint that allows your arms to move in different directions. If you are dealing with a shoulder injury or just want to be proactive with your efforts to avoid…

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  • 2:38

    How to Pick a Bowling Ball for Your Arsenal

    Looking for a new bowling ball? Are you overwhelmed with the amount of options you have? Which bowling ball is the right one for you? Scott Pohl, the owner of On Track Pro Shop, breaks down and simplifies the process teaching you how to pick a bowling ball for your arsenal. Bowling Ball Surface The…

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  • 2:08

    Control How Your Bowling Grip Feels in Different Environments

    How the bowling ball feels in your hand needs to be familiar or second nature in order to have success. Golf and baseball have what is described as the “sweet spot.” When the ball hits the club or bat in the perfect spot, you can feel it and you know it by the result. Bowling’s…

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  • 5:00

    What’s a “Good Fit” in Bowling?

    Have you ever known you’re going to strike, just by the way the bowling ball felt coming off your hand? If you haven’t felt this lately, it’s time to get your fit looked at by a pro shop operator. Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop gives out some helpful tips to get the…

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  • 3:08

    How To Angle Your Shoulders When Throwing

    What is shoulder angle/rotation and why do you need to know how it works to be a successful bowler? Coach Erik Vermilyea with Track defines shoulder/angle rotation as simply the angle of your shoulders as you’re throwing the bowling ball down lane. Sometimes your shoulders are square to the lane and sometimes they are open…

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  • 3:11

    Getting Ahead of The Competition Before a Tournament

    Have you ever bowled poorly at a tournament? The shot is more challenging, the crowds are bigger, and the pressure to bowl your best is about as intense as it gets. Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, teaches you how to prepare for success before your next tournament. Talk to the Staff What…

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  • 4:03

    How To Get Lined Up and Adjust When Lanes Transition

    Bowling’s playing surface is altered every time a bowling ball touches the lane. This is one of many factors that make every lane unique. In this premium video lesson, Coach Erik Vermilyea with Track teaches you how to get lined up when you first start bowling and what to do when the lanes transition. Practice…

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  • 3:48

    What Can and Cannot be Controlled in Bowling?

    Being “present” when bowling is filled with mental challenges. Training your mental game to meet these challenges is a key component for elite bowlers and those learning how to bowl better. Scott Pohl, the owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains that the things we can and cannot control on and off the lanes affect…

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  • 7:15

    The “IZE” Have It

    How do you capitalize on how we visualize? Author, speaker and bronze level bowling coach, Craig Hillier, explains his Run, Run, Create formula and how it will help your performance in pressure situations when all eyes are on you. Run The first “Run” in Hillier’s formula to help calm nerves in pressure situations is to…

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  • 1:43

    Quick Tip: Developing a Pre Shot Routine

    A pre shot routine, simply put, is everything that happens before you are ready to take a shot. Keep in mind that there is no right or wrong way to do this routine. However, try to keep it short enough to not take away from the pace of play. In this Quick Tip, Coach Erik…

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  • 2:31

    Drop Ring Finger & Sarge Easter Bowling Fits

    Whether you’ve heard it discussed on PBA telecasts, seen it online, or heard about it from a friend, Drop Ring Finger & Sarge Easter bowling ball fits are specialty fits for specific needs. Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, says both bowling fits alleviate pressure and pain from a bowler’s hand. Drop Ring…

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  • 5:00

    What’s a “Good Fit” in Bowling?

    Have you ever known you’re going to strike, just by the way the bowling ball felt coming off your hand? If you haven’t felt this lately, it’s time to get your fit looked at by a pro shop operator. Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop gives out some helpful tips to get the…

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  • 3:48

    Protect and Maintain Your Equipment

    Bowling equipment is expensive. From owning multiple bowling balls to high-performance bowling shoes, protecting and getting the most out of your investment is an important step towards success out on the lanes. In this premium video, Gold Coach and Bowler Development Lead at Bowlersmart Richard Shockley and Silver Level Coach Dan Triske walk you through…

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  • 4:39

    Should I Fix My Drift on the Approach?

    Bowling’s modern game requires modern thinking. Drift has a negative connotation amongst many bowlers. In this premium video, Coach Erik Vermilyea with Track explains what drift is and when it is considered a problem. Know your Normal Everyone’s body type, makeup, and how they bowl are unique unto themselves. The oil pattern you are playing…

    Watch Now >>
  • 3:08

    How To Angle Your Shoulders When Throwing

    What is shoulder angle/rotation and why do you need to know how it works to be a successful bowler? Coach Erik Vermilyea with Track defines shoulder/angle rotation as simply the angle of your shoulders as you’re throwing the bowling ball down lane. Sometimes your shoulders are square to the lane and sometimes they are open…

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  • 5:41

    Axis Rotation & Axis Tilt: Bowling Release Adjustments

    There are many adjustments that can be made in bowling when the lane conditions are transitioning like changing ball speed, altering rev rate, changing where you stand and/or where you are targeting down lane, for example. In this premium video, Coach Erik Vermilyea with Track explains the differences between axis rotation and axis tilt and…

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  • 3:59

    Developing a Split Strategy

    Splits happen. All of the towel-throwing, ball-return-kicking and obscenities verbalized will not help you when you leave the 7-10 split, or the greek church split, as it’s also called. Gold Coach and Bowler Development Lead at Bowlersmart Richard Shockley and Silver Level Coach Dan Triske explain the importance of getting count when splits occur. Take…

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  • 4:20

    Bowling Practice with Purpose: Developing a Plan

    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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  • 1:32

    Using Plastic Bowling Balls for Spares

    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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  • 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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