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    Personalize Your Spare System

    Knowing where to stand on the approach and where to target on the lane is the difference between making and missing spares. Having a spare system you can rely on will increase your average. In this premium video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, teaches how to develop your own personalized spare system.…

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  • 1:54

    Play Any Part of the Lane with Versatile Release Rotation

    Being versatile is imperative to obtaining success in any sport. Bowling’s release is one area of the physical game that has lots of opportunity to become versatile, and hand positioning during the release dictates how the bowling ball will roll. Axis rotation is the amount of side rotation imparted onto the bowling ball. A bowling…

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  • 3:54

    Practice Time: Finding Your Starting Point on the Lanes

    Practice time for bowling leagues and tournaments is when you learn how the oil pattern is going to affect the bowling ball’s motion. The goal is to find the pocket and strike. You can’t waste frames in competition. If you’re unable to get lined up in practice time you’ll be starting from behind. In this…

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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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  • 2:14

    Wrist Exercises with an Elastic Band

    A group of 18 muscles make up the forearm. The connection between the forearm and wrist is what makes wrist movements possible. If you’ve had wrist problems in the past or experience stiffness and discomfort after you bowl, these exercises are a great way to help recover quickly. In this premium video, Leah Zahner, Certified…

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  • 1:14

    Wrist Strengthening: Radial and Ulnar Deviation

    To change your axis rotation and axis tilt while bowling requires a strong wrist. The weight of the bowling ball coupled with altering hand positions are challenges that the wrist has to be ready for, shot after shot. In this premium video, Leah Zahner, Certified Personal Trainer (NASM), uses a broom stick to help strengthen…

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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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  • 2:31

    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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  • 3:02

    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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  • 1:54

    Play Any Part of the Lane with Versatile Release Rotation

    Being versatile is imperative to obtaining success in any sport. Bowling’s release is one area of the physical game that has lots of opportunity to become versatile, and hand positioning during the release dictates how the bowling ball will roll. Axis rotation is the amount of side rotation imparted onto the bowling ball. A bowling…

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  • 3:54

    Practice Time: Finding Your Starting Point on the Lanes

    Practice time for bowling leagues and tournaments is when you learn how the oil pattern is going to affect the bowling ball’s motion. The goal is to find the pocket and strike. You can’t waste frames in competition. If you’re unable to get lined up in practice time you’ll be starting from behind. In this…

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  • 2:42

    Bowlers and Bowling Coaches

    Coaches are instrumental in a bowler’s success. A good bowling coach understands that everyone learns differently and can impart knowledge accordingly. Regardless of how you learn, you must be able to try new things and ditch the idea that your game may be negatively impacted. These areas of improvement that coaches work with you on…

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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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  • 9:13

    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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  • 4:15

    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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  • 3:15

    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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  • 1:52

    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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    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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  • 1:44

    Thumb Timing aka Release Timing

    The thumb is the first finger that exits the bowling ball during the release. This is often referred to as thumb or release timing. In this premium video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, displays the difference between good and bad thumb timing and provides training drills. Good and Bad Thumb Timing Good…

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  • 2:42

    Bowlers and Bowling Coaches

    Coaches are instrumental in a bowler’s success. A good bowling coach understands that everyone learns differently and can impart knowledge accordingly. Regardless of how you learn, you must be able to try new things and ditch the idea that your game may be negatively impacted. These areas of improvement that coaches work with you on…

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Spare ShootingShow More >

  • 2:10

    Personalize Your Spare System

    Knowing where to stand on the approach and where to target on the lane is the difference between making and missing spares. Having a spare system you can rely on will increase your average. In this premium video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, teaches how to develop your own personalized spare system.…

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  • 1:55

    How to Make the Baby Split

    Splits in bowling convert at a lower percentage than single and multi-pin spares. Going for pin count and leaving the frame open is the best play when most splits are standing up in front of you. The exceptions are the 3-10 and 2-7, also known as baby splits. In this premium video, Scott Pohl, owner…

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  • 1:28

    Convert More Washouts

    For right-handed bowlers, the term “washout” relates to pins 1, 2, 4, and 10, while for left-handed bowlers, it relates to pins 1, 3, 6, and 7. It’s not marked on the scoresheet as a split because the headpin is still present, but it can be more difficult to convert than some splits that are…

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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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