When the ball isn’t getting where it needs to go on the lanes, many bowlers will assume they need to buy a new ball before they even try to make bowling ball surface adjustments. Changing the surface ever so slightly of your bowling balls can give you such a different ball reaction and in turn improve your scoring abilities. Carolyn Dorin-Ballard and Randy Stoughton demonstrate how to add some texture to your bowling ball to read the lanes sooner.
Bowlers know that ball reaction depends on lane conditions and oil patterns. When using the bowling loft, for example, we will approach it differently depending on oil patterns. Watch as three different loft distances are demonstrated, and how they alter the bowler’s ball reaction. When lanes are difficult, the loft is an important tool that…Watch Now >>
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…Watch Now >>
Bowling coaches Mike Nyitray and Rod Ross discuss how the way we use bowling tape has evolved over the past decade. While bowlers in the past have taped inside the bowling ball, it is more common now for bowlers to tape their hands. Watch how a bowler uses tape on his fingers and thumb to…Watch Now >>
Ball motion changes as you change your lay down point on the lane. Watch this drill that teaches you to use the front of the lane as a way to define three different lay down points, and how adjusting those points can change your ball motion to help create a better ball reaction and higher…Watch Now >>