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  • 3:52

    Bowling ball maintenance is important to achieve maximum performance. Have you ever wondered how much bowling ball maintenance really matters? Ron 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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    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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  • 3:57

    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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    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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  • 1:14

    The ability to stand on one leg is important in general, but it has never been more true in bowling. Regardless of the number of steps you take on the approach, the repeated wear and tear bowling has to offer on our bodies, needs a little correcting from time to time. The single balance touch

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  • 1:10

    The IT band is a multipurpose tendon that runs down the length of the outer thigh, from the top of the pelvis to the shin bone. The IT band is responsible for keeping your hips and knees stable during a bowler’s approach and finish position. The IT Band is comprised of, Ilium Tensor fasciae latae

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  • 3:52

    Bowling ball maintenance is important to achieve maximum performance. Have you ever wondered how much bowling ball maintenance really matters? Ron 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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  • 3:30

    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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  • 3:57

    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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  • 3:52

    Bowling ball maintenance is important to achieve maximum performance. Have you ever wondered how much bowling ball maintenance really matters? Ron 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

    Read more »

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  • 4:20

    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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  • 3:54

    This beginner instructional video is perfect for the fun night bowler thinking about moving his or her game towards a league mentality. Coach Erik Vermilyea with Track walks beginners through everything you need to know to get started on the lanes and how to bowl. Foul Line The foul line is the line at the

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Mental GameShow More >

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    Bowling becomes an easy game when you develop the ability to repeat shots, but a key area often overlooked when attempting to achieve this is the pre-shot routine. A pre-shot routine is ritualistic in nature. It’s a set of actions you do before putting your shot in motion. In almost every sport, professional athletes have

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  • 5:34

    We all deal with pressure, it’s part of being human, and it’s necessary for competition. What separates the average bowler from the greatest in the game is how they react in pressure situations. When the lights are bright and a prize is at stake, it’s the ones who handle their nerves and execute that get

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  • Bowling Excellence Takes Mental Relaxation
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    Every bowler would like to become the perfect bowler. We bet if you had the option, every shot you took would be a strike. You could block everything from your mind, execute perfect technique and have the pins all fall your way. That’d be ideal, right? Sure it would, but perfection in bowling isn’t realistic.

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  • 4:17

    “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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  • 3:51

    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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  • 3:37

    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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  • 4:20

    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

    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
    2:50

    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
    2:11

    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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