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.
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’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 >>
Kim Terrell-Kearney and Carolyn Dorin-Ballard talk to Stefanie Johnson about wearing a wrist device for improvements in her arm swing and release and explain why you might consider using one for your game. They discuss some of the advantages of using a wrist device, such as increased RPM and wrist stability, and a few of…Watch Now >>
Have you ever known you’re going to strike, just by the way the bowling ball felt coming off your hand? If you haven’t felt this lately, it’s time to get your fit looked at by a pro shop operator. Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop gives out some helpful tips to get the…Watch Now >>