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.
In today’s game, there are many different types of bowling balls. Bowling coach Rod Ross talks about the benefits of using a plastic spare ball to pick up spares that typically are harder to convert using your strike ball.
Bowling coach Carolyn Dorin-Ballard teaches you how to use the 3-6-9 spare system to move right along the boards to adjust in order to pick up a spare. Here she shows you how to adjust to pick up the 2, 4 and 7 pins.
Washouts should not be intimidating, especially if you approach them from the correct angle. Coach Rod Ross explains how you still can use your strike ball to pick up a washout by just moving your feet to the angle that is most advantageous to cover the spare.