The release is crucial to a bowler’s game. Bowling coach Lou Marquez discusses the distance between the ball and the ankle during the finish position and all of the ways it affects the release. When the ball is too far from the ankle in the finish position, it causes a loss of control in the release. Watch as Marquez works with a bowler and helps him to achieve the ideal distance between the ball and ankle, leading to a better release.
Bowling Coaching Tips In most cases, when kids first start out bowling, they learn by doing, slowly improving their score and figuring out techniques that work for themselves specifically as they spend more time on the lanes. However, when these bowlers develop without proper training from a coach or experienced player, bad habits often creep…Watch Now >>
Every bowler has a different body type and may need to use different timing in their approach. Bowling coach Lou Marquez explains the science behind the bowling power step, also known as the pivot step, and demonstrates how it works with several different styles. Watch as Marquez shows how to produce the maximum amount of power and speed while efficiently…Watch Now >>
The long lane oil pattern is generally the most difficult lane condition to play, especially when the oil is in transition. For most bowlers, the trouble with a long lane oil pattern lies in navigating the roll and skid with proper ball motion. Shape your shot according to the conditions, and you give yourself a…Watch Now >>
Bowling pros Rod Ross and Chris Barnes demonstrate why it is important to focus on keeping your non-ball side shoulder forward during your approach. You can accomplish this by turning your palm down when you follow through to counter balance the motion of your swing arm. Accurate, consistent bowling begins with keeping your shoulders aligned…Watch Now >>