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 the lane.
Every bowler throws the ball slightly different, generating a rev rate, tilt and ball speed that is distinctly their own. Because of this, each individual bowler has to figure out how to create the proper ball motion for their unique stroke in order to be successful on any lane. Today, we take a look atWatch Now >>
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 andWatch Now >>
Bowling coaches Rod Ross and Fred Borden provide helpful tips and techniques for adjusting to ever-changing lane conditions. Learn about the five main adjustments and how to properly execute them.Watch 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 >>