One of the key components of understanding ball motion for a bowler is what Rod Ross calls a bowling ball release ratio. This is a ratio of how fast the ball is traveling down a lane in relation to how fast the ball is spinning. See an example of how a release ratio works and how to use this trick to your advantage.
Many bowlers wonder at one time or another in their playing career why they seem to fall off their shot. When the ball comes off your hand and you can’t maintain balance, chances are you’ll notice your ball missing the target in the direction you fell off. While there’s little mystery to why the ball…Watch Now >>
Bowling coach Kim Terrell-Kearney speaks with research engineer Emily Troutman about bowling lane surfaces and hardness. Not all lane surfaces are the same and can create different ball reactions. Troutman explains the differences in color, surface and hardness, and shows how lanes are tested. She also shows how a bowling ball leaves a footprint on…Watch Now >>
Bowling coaches Carolyn Dorin-Ballard and Mike Spridco present several important rules of bowling. They begin by discussing the hot topic of two-handed bowling and how it is completely legal. Learn which deliveries go against the rules and why. Brush up on your knowledge of the sport with this video.Watch Now >>
How do you choose the right bowling ball? Bowling coaches Rod Ross and Mike Nyitray explain energy management and how to choose a ball that fits your style. Learn about the different surfaces used on a bowling ball, and how to correctly manage its energy. These tips will help get the right bowling ball in…Watch Now >>