Hall of famer Carolyn Dorin-Ballard talks with bowlers and coaches to get them to share their methods for shooting spares. Simplicity is key. It is important to have two systems for spare shooting in order to be prepared for any type of situation.
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 to…Watch Now >>
Carolyn Dorin-Ballard focuses on a spare leave called the washout and how often right-handed bowlers try to convert the washout from the right hand side of the lane using their strike target. However, the odds will increase if you shoot from the left hand side. Watch as several different bowlers demonstrate.Watch Now >>
Certain spares can be attacked multiple ways, and finding the way that is most comfortable for you to consistently repeat is a key to bigger scores. Bowling hall of famer Carolyn Dorin-Ballard and coach Rod Ross demonstrate options for converting the 2-8 spare combination.Watch Now >>