When it comes to preparing for bowling tournaments or competitions, there is so much more to do than just practicing throwing strikes and knocking down pins. In talking with bowling coach Del Warren, the key is to make time for purposeful practice where you’re working on your physical game. At Del’s center, they use a series of drills that focus on each part of the physical game. key components of a purposeful practice include: having a goal, warm-up to a sweat, have a plan for what you’re going to work on that day, and then check with your coach and look for results. In this video, you’ll have a chance to see some of the drills that are done at the Kegel Training Center in preparing for a competition or tournament.
Have you ever bowled poorly at a tournament? The shot is more challenging, the crowds are bigger, and the pressure to bowl your best is about as intense as it gets. Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, teaches you how to prepare for success before your next tournament. Talk to the Staff What…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 >>
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 >>
Coaches Rod Ross and Kim Terrell-Kearney provide instruction on how to overcome differences in lane transition between house and tournament conditions. Many bowlers are unaware of the correct adjustments to make when the lanes transition on a tougher condition because they only are familiar with the moves they make on a house shot. This video will demonstrate ways…Watch Now >>