According to Rod Ross and Michelle Mullen, a bowler’s arsenal often is missing a key component – a plastic ball to pick up spares. Plastic balls create less friction with the lane and makes them more predictable. Bowlers should start out using these on the corner pins, and as their spare system advances, they can use them on the other spare conversions as well.
Nobody likes losing, but when you look back at your last performance, can you pinpoint why you lost? Missed spares are missed opportunities, and it’s crucial to develop a spare system that is uniquely yours that you can rely on. The key to spare bowling is keeping it simple and coach Erik Vermilyea with Track,Watch Now >>
When it comes to a strategy for converting splits, sometimes the smart move is to make sure you get two or three pins, instead of trying to make the split. Watch as Carolyn Dorin-Ballard describes various types of splits and the pins you want to go for on each depending on what you scored in the previousWatch Now >>
Spare pickups are essential for a great score. Walking away with only 8 or 9 pins each frame won’t get you to the record scores you want; you simply must get them all if you want to shoot high. Good news is every bowler can always improve their spare game, whether they’re joining their firstWatch Now >>