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.
Bowling is a sport of cause and effect. If your technique is correct and you hit your target, more often than not you’re going to get the result you’re after. On the other hand, if one component of your stroke is out of sync with the rest, chances are you’re going to miss your targetWatch 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 onWatch Now >>
It is time to take your bowling game to the next level and learn how to bowl better. Bowling coaches Stephen Padilla and Carolyn Dorin-Ballard discuss how important it is to practice bowling! Learn how to figure out specifically what you NEED to practice and how to go about advancing that particular skill. Find outWatch Now >>
Spare pickups are essential for a great score. Walking away with only 8 or 9 pins each frame won’t get you to the record scores you want; you simply must get them all if you want to shoot high. Good news is every bowler can always improve their spare game, whether they’re joining their firstWatch Now >>