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.
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 Bryan O’Keefe show you an easy way to find your bowling ball PAP, otherwise known as your positive axis point (PAP). The PAP differs from bowler to bowler, so it is important to know yours and what it means in relation to the layout on your equipment.Watch Now >>
In this video, bowling coach Pat Costello demonstrates to Carolyn Dorin-Ballard the benefits of practicing her five-ball drill. This drill is a helpful and simple way to help your spare game and increase your average. It is best to work on this drill with a plastic spare ball.Watch Now >>
Understanding the different types of oil used on bowling lanes is key to being able to bowl successfully on them. Two of the newest types of lane oil at the Kegel Training Center are fire and ice. Carolyn Dorin-Ballard and Randy Stoughton talk with Vice President of the Chemical Division at Kegel Training Center DennisWatch Now >>