• 3:45

    Getting Fitted for a Bowling Ball at a Pro Shop

    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…

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  • 3:02

    How To Build a Bowling Ball Arsenal

    A bowling ball arsenal is designed by bowlers to give them the best chance at success at their next competition. The style of bowler you are and the lane conditions you are bowling on influence what bowling balls go into your bag. If you’re a speed dominant player, your arsenal should lean towards more aggressive…

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  • 1:18

    Overhead Tricep Extension with a Dumbbell

    Improving your upper body strength will help you become a better bowler (and you can also hand out tickets to the gun show). The Overhead Tricep Extension is done while standing, so although the primary focus is on the arms, your core will be engaged throughout the exercise helping improve your balance, posture, and stability.…

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  • 0:56

    How To Do a Side Plank

    The plank is a great exercise for strengthening your core. But what about the muscles on the sides of the torso? Then side planks have got you covered. Step 1 Lay down on your side, bringing one forearm to the floor with your legs straight out behind you. Step 2 Lift up into position. Your…

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  • 1:07

    Core Stretch: The Extensor Muscles

    Your core is an area of the body that when called upon is expected to perform. If the core hasn’t received a call lately, likely it is weakening and overtime it can lead to injury. Bowling requires the core to be engaged. If you are not regularly working out your core and asking it to…

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  • 1:29

    How to “Match Up” in Bowling

    Matching up is a term loosely thrown around the bowling center. Matching up requires you to have the right bowling ball in your hand with the correct coverstock surface. While traveling down lane, the bowling ball will have the proper speed and rotation for your style of bowling and the bowling ball will go through…

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  • 2:08

    Excessive Bowling Grip Pressure Warning Signs

    How do you know what the proper amount of grip pressure is, with the bowling ball in your hand, throughout a shot? As Coach Erik Vermilyea of Track explains, you need to have your grip pressure as light as possible, which means little to no squeezing. This will be different for everyone, so learn the…

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  • 1:11

    Strengthening Your Core with the Dead Bug Exercise

    This exercise may look and feel silly. Hence the name. But as far as core exercises go, the Dead Bug Exercise may be the most influential. This ab exercise is a great place to start core training for beginners and experts alike. Bowling is a dynamic motion and this exercise trains trunk stability and is…

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  • 1:50

    Quick Tip: Axis Rotation Practice

    Axis rotation is how much side rotation your bowling ball has while rolling down the lane. In this quick tip Coach Erik Vermilyea of Track demonstrates how to achieve more and less axis rotation by practicing with a soft ball or football. Minimal axis rotation happens when the bowling ball rolls more end-over-end, closest to…

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