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.
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 >>
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 >>
Abralon pads, Mirka pads, and TruCut sanding pads are used to adjust the bowling ball’s surface. The lower the grit on the sanding pad, the earlier the ball will hook down lane. Conversely, the higher the grit, the later the bowling ball hooks down lane. Gold Coach and Bowler Development Lead at Bowlersmart Richard Shockley…Watch Now >>
Del Warren and Carolyn Dorin-Ballard discuss the importance of the pre-shot process. The key is understanding that what you do behind the approach is a completely different function than when you actually get up and throw a shot. They are two separate processes: thinking box and playing box. The mistake many players make is not thinking through their…Watch Now >>