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 previous frame.
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 >>
Nobody likes shooting corner pins, but if you practice enough, you can take the fear out of shooting them. USBC Hall of Famer Carolyn Dorin-Ballard teaches you about a practice game called Low Ball, where competitors attempt to knock down the fewest pins possible each frame by aiming for the corner pins.Watch Now >>
Bowling hall of famer Carolyn Dorin-Ballard discusses using the 3-6-9 spare system with a plastic ball, and why professionals tend to recommend using a plastic ball for picking up spares. A plastic ball doesn’t hook, so you can take the conditions out of the picture by using the 3-6-9 rule to simply adjust your line toWatch Now >>