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.
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 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 onWatch Now >>
Bowling Coaches Rod Ross and Bryan O’Keefe teach you everything you need to know about the oil track on a bowling ball. Learn about the four different bowling ball types as well as what each will do for you as a bowler. Use these helpful tips to determine the right type of ball for yourWatch Now >>