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    A lunge is essentially a big step forward. When you add free weights such as dumbbells, this adds additional work for the quads and glutes. Dumbbell lunges require you to be comfortable and able to remain balanced doing a basic lunge before adding free weights to the exercise. Having healthy quads helps maintain balance and…

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    Wrist devices are designed to support your wrist throughout the swing and release. For people with weaker wrists or who experience wrist break in the backswing or during the release, a bowling wrist device is just what the doctor ordered. In this free video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains the importance…

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  • 9:19

    From bowling ball choices to mental and physical preparation, tournament bowling is a demanding test of skill and endurance. Silver level coaches Dan Triske and Doug O’Bryant will walk through what it takes to get prepared for a tournament so you can bowl at your best. Bowling Ball Arsenal for Tournament Bowling The goal for…

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Bowling ExercisesShow More >

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    A lunge is essentially a big step forward. When you add free weights such as dumbbells, this adds additional work for the quads and glutes. Dumbbell lunges require you to be comfortable and able to remain balanced doing a basic lunge before adding free weights to the exercise. Having healthy quads helps maintain balance and…

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  • 0:52

    The barbell lunge exercise is a great way to improve your ability to maintain posture throughout your bowling approach and add strength and balance to the finish position. A barbell lunge increases the difficulty of the lunge, so you can get more out of it. When you add the barbell to a lunge, it allows…

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  • 1:08

    Medicine ball exercises are often found in Ballistics Training or Power Training. This type of training requires muscles to adapt and contract quickly, and forcefully. Bowling’s approach and finish position are physically demanding on the body, especially with the repetitive nature associated with the sport. Medicine ball exercises are a great way to add weight…

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EquipmentShow More >

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    Wrist devices are designed to support your wrist throughout the swing and release. For people with weaker wrists or who experience wrist break in the backswing or during the release, a bowling wrist device is just what the doctor ordered. In this free video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains the importance…

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  • 1:42

    Bowling’s challenging oil patterns can humble the best in the world. In order to be competitive, it’s imperative that you experiment with different bowling balls. Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, identifies three different coverstocks commonly found in today’s game that will help determine which is the best bowling ball for you. Dull…

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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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    From bowling ball choices to mental and physical preparation, tournament bowling is a demanding test of skill and endurance. Silver level coaches Dan Triske and Doug O’Bryant will walk through what it takes to get prepared for a tournament so you can bowl at your best. Bowling Ball Arsenal for Tournament Bowling The goal for…

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  • 1:42

    Bowling’s challenging oil patterns can humble the best in the world. In order to be competitive, it’s imperative that you experiment with different bowling balls. Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, identifies three different coverstocks commonly found in today’s game that will help determine which is the best bowling ball for you. Dull…

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  • 1:28

    Newer, more aggressive bowling balls paired with ever-changing lane conditions make today’s game, in some ways, more difficult than the game of years past. Adding loft into your bag of tricks will reward you at some point in time throughout a league season or tournament. Coach Erik Vermilyea with Track demonstrates how to practice lofting…

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Mental GameShow More >

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    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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  • 4:26

    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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Off the LanesShow More >

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    A lunge is essentially a big step forward. When you add free weights such as dumbbells, this adds additional work for the quads and glutes. Dumbbell lunges require you to be comfortable and able to remain balanced doing a basic lunge before adding free weights to the exercise. Having healthy quads helps maintain balance and…

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  • 1:42

    Wrist devices are designed to support your wrist throughout the swing and release. For people with weaker wrists or who experience wrist break in the backswing or during the release, a bowling wrist device is just what the doctor ordered. In this free video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains the importance…

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  • 4:24

    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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Physical GameShow More >

  • 0:50

    A lunge is essentially a big step forward. When you add free weights such as dumbbells, this adds additional work for the quads and glutes. Dumbbell lunges require you to be comfortable and able to remain balanced doing a basic lunge before adding free weights to the exercise. Having healthy quads helps maintain balance and…

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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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    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

    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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YouthShow More >

  • 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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