In today’s game, there is no such thing as completely flat bowling lanes. Bowling coaches Randy Stoughton and Carolyn Dorin-Ballard demonstrate the significant effect that lane topography has on ball motion. Whether you’re bowling a local tournament or going to the Open Championships, try to learn as much as possible about the bowling center you’re going to so that you can be better prepared.
In the same way it’s necessary for a golfer to choose the right club for each shot, it’s imperative for a bowler to understand which of their bowling balls is ideal for a specific lane condition. Today, we line up a bowler and look at the effects of a variety of her balls on a…Watch Now >>
In competition, a short oil pattern requires a bowler to approach a game with a different strategy than they would if they were lining up on a longer pattern. The bowler must quickly adapt their game to suit the condition they’re about to face. To be prepared for any type of oil pattern, it’s important…Watch Now >>
Bowlers know that ball reaction depends on lane conditions and oil patterns. When using the bowling loft, for example, we will approach it differently depending on oil patterns. Watch as three different loft distances are demonstrated, and how they alter the bowler’s ball reaction. When lanes are difficult, the loft is an important tool that…Watch Now >>
Have you ever bowled poorly at a tournament? The shot is more challenging, the crowds are bigger, and the pressure to bowl your best is about as intense as it gets. Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, teaches you how to prepare for success before your next tournament. Talk to the Staff What…Watch Now >>