Being knowledgeable about the condition of bowling lanes at the tournament you’re competing in can give you the upper edge you’ve been looking for. Bowling coaches Del Warren and Carolyn Dorin-Ballard recommend contacting the particular bowling center that you are competing at as well as utilizing a lane sheet in order to obtain this information. In this video, learn what a lane sheet is, how to read it and how to use it. Having all of this information before a tournament or competition can be a huge benefit to picking the right equipment and getting into the right mindset.
While competing in tournaments, it is crucial to understand the oil pattern volume, pattern and length. Coach Rod Ross and Kim Terrell-Kearney help translate how this information applies to playing the lanes. Watch this video to learn how changes in oil volume affect ball performance.Watch Now >>
Hall of famer Carolyn Dorin-Ballard, Rod Ross and Kim Terrell-Kearney discuss different tournament strategies they have developed over the years. Some important pieces of information to acquire prior to the tournament include the number of games being bowled, type of lane surface and what kind of oil pattern is being used.Watch Now >>
Rod Ross and Kim Terrell-Kearney demonstrate the three phases of ball motion. Learn how your ball transitions through all three phases (skid, hook and roll), and see each phase performed at different angles. You also will learn to find the break point and see how ball motion and lane play go hand in hand.Watch Now >>