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.
In today’s game, there is no such thing as completely flat bowling lanes. Bowling coaches Randy Stoughton and Carolyn Dorin-Ballard demonstrate the significant effect that lane topography on ball motion.Whether you’re bowling a local tournament or going to the Open Championships, try to learn as much as possible about the bowling center you’re going toWatch 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 >>
Axis rotation is the angle made between the bowling ball rotation and its movement down-lane. More axis rotation applied to a bowling ball gives you more skid and hook potential down-lane. Less axis rotation applied to a bowling ball gives you less skid and hook potential down-lane. Silver level coaches Dan Triske and Doug O’BryantWatch 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 >>