Richard Shockley and Carolyn Dorin-Ballard discuss the release and the importance of the position of the thumb. Shockley demonstrates different types of releases, including from beginning and advanced players, and specifically focuses on the release positioning of the thumb in each.
Getting the right fit with your bowling ball is the most important off-the-lanes agenda item every bowler needs to get right to be successful. It’s where it all starts. You will develop more problem areas in your game if your fingers and thumb do not fit in the bowling ball properly. Scott Pohl, owner of…Watch Now >>
Bowling’s hook release consists of the thumb exiting the ball first with wrist rotation and the fingers releasing from their holes next. Bowlers hook the ball to get the most entry angle into the pocket, limiting pin deflection, and ultimately, giving them the best opportunity to strike. The bowling ball is a heavy object and…Watch Now >>
Every bowler has a different body type and may need to use different timing in their approach. Bowling coach Lou Marquez explains the science behind the bowling power step, also known as the pivot step, and demonstrates how it works with several different styles. Watch as Marquez shows how to produce the maximum amount of power and speed while efficiently…Watch Now >>