Release ratio, or how fast a ball is traveling down the lane vs. how fast it is spinning, more commonly is known as “matching up” in today’s bowling game. Bryan O’Keefe discusses the importance of release ratio in achieving our best shot and reaching our best bowling game.
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…Watch Now >>
Coach Randy Stoughton and hall of famer Carolyn Dorin-Ballard compare coaching strategies when dealing with different skill levels. The skill level will determine a lot of what you say and how you say it. Watch Randy Stoughton in action as he demonstrates some strategies for coaching an intermediate bowler and an elite bowler.Watch Now >>
When it comes to preparing for bowling tournaments or competitions, there is so much more to do than just practicing throwing strikes and knocking down pins. In talking with bowling coach Del Warren, the key is to make time for purposeful practice where you’re working on your physical game. At Del’s center, they use a…Watch Now >>
Pat Costello and Carolyn Dorin-Ballard present a team drill known as walk the line. This drill focuses on players watching each other and helping improve your team’s accuracy. It is important for the bowler following you to know where you finished the previous shot. This will help you and your teammates improve.Watch Now >>