Bowling coach Rod Ross and professional bowler Chris Barnes give a brief breakdown of the three phases of ball motion that you’ll encounter when throwing a ball down the lane – skid, hook and roll. Skid occurs in the first 15-20 feet of the lane when your ball is at it’s fastest speed. Next, the ball goes into hook phase somewhere past the arrows. In the last phase, the ball will roll in a linear line and drive straight through the pins.
Taking the next step in your game often hinges on whether you consistently can pick up spares. Carolyn Dorin-Ballard and Rod Ross teach you about a foolproof method for knocking down those intimidating leftovers using the Seven Zones of Spare Conversion. They walk you through each of the zones and show what you would do for everyWatch 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 alignedWatch Now >>
Bowling coaches Rod Ross and Kim Terrell-Kearney teach you about some of the basic techniques you can employ when the bowling lane conditions start to change over the course of a game. It is critical for your score that you are able to predict bowling land conditions and changes in oil patterns ahead of time,Watch Now >>
Bowling hall of famer Carolyn Dorin-Ballard discusses using the 3-6-9 spare system with a plastic ball, and why professionals tend to recommend using a plastic ball for picking up spares. A plastic ball doesn’t hook, so you can take the conditions out of the picture by using the 3-6-9 rule to simply adjust your line toWatch Now >>