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At Home Bowling Drills Without Additional Expense

Staying home and missing the lanes? Just because you can’t get to the lanes and bowl, doesn’t mean that you have to stop improving your game. In this article, we’ll review three different National Bowling Academy videos that concentrate on bettering your game from the comfort of home with items you already have laying around…

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The Up Yours Approach

National Bowling Academy recently had the opportunity to work with speaker, author, and bronze level coach Craig Hillier. We produced a number of instructional videos together titled Lessons from the Lanes for our mental game library. Hillier recently finished writing “The Up Yours Approach”, a must-read for all bowlers to help them succeed on the…

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Next Level Lane Play: Understanding Rule of 31 and Ball Motion

Beginner to intermediate bowlers struggle with understanding how to play the lanes, especially when things aren’t going well. By now you’ve found a comfortable place to play on the lanes, but when that doesn’t work it can be overwhelming, leaving you guessing what to do next? Understanding rule of 31 are principles every bowler needs to understand to make adjustments and be successful on the lanes.

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Finding Your Line

Bowling tournaments challenge every aspect of your game. They are usually played on a different lane pattern and format than your league, which tests your physical and mental game as well as your spare shooting and equipment choices.

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Practice Makes Perfect

With leagues getting into full swing, let’s take a minute to talk about practice. Practice is not another “three-game outing” to see how you size up with your established average in the league. The ability to improve is contingent on making efficient use of your time before the competition and we’re going to give you…

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Dry Towel Rule Change

The dry towel rule, Rule 18, went into effect August 1, 2019. The rule states: While bowling in USBC Competition, a bowling ball cannot: 1. Have the surface altered by an abrasive. 2. Be cleaned with any liquid substance or cleaning agent. 3. Have any foreign material on it including, but not limited to: -Powder…

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Stronger vs. Weaker Bowling Balls

If you’re at the point in your game where you are considering purchasing a new bowling ball or adding one to your arsenal, knowing the differences between stronger and weaker bowling balls can be a pivotal turning point in your game. Everyone likes to see the bowling ball hook on the backend and strike, but…

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Identifying Your Bowler Statistics

The 2019 PBA season has brought upon a lot of exciting changes. The most notable: television coverage on Fox Sports. The PBA and Fox Sports introduced Specto SideTrack technology to their broadcast. A game changer in the world of televised bowling. Courtesy PBA Real time ball tracking provides immediate feedback, giving viewers a much needed…

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