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.
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 themWatch 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 >>