• 1:36

    If you have ever watched the PBA Tour you’ve likely seen bowlers and their coaches sanding a bowling ball. By doing so, they alter the bowling ball’s surface to change its reaction or ball motion on the lane. A brand new bowling ball comes out of the box with a surface setting designated by the

    Read more »

    Watch Now >>
  • 2:48

    The next time you’re at practice when your ball comes back to you, take a minute and look it over. What do you see? Oil from the lane absorbed into your ball in a certain area. Bowling ball track is the area on the ball that actually touches the lane. The rings that you see

    Read more »

    Watch Now >>
  • 1:24

    Cause and effect is defined as, “A relationship in which one event (the cause) makes another event happen (the effect).” Posting a shot is defined as: “To retain a stationary, stable, balanced position until well after the end of a delivery.” Knee continuation is the cause in this example while posting a shot is the

    Read more »

    Watch Now >>
  • 3:02

    Are you tired of sticking or sliding too much at the foul line? If you feel like you can’t slide enough or may even fall because of what the approach is giving you, high performance bowling shoes just might be what the doctor ordered. Approaches vary from center to center because of the weather conditions

    Read more »

    Watch Now >>
  • 1:22

    Whether you are a beginner, or a seasoned vet at inserting bowling thumb tape, this quick tip can refresh your memory or teach you how it is done. It’s always good to have a piece of bowling thumb tape in your thumbhole. You can always add one more if need be to tighten your grip,

    Read more »

    Watch Now >>
  • 3:51

    Whether you’re bowling for recreation, leagues, or tournaments, choosing the correct bowling ball weight is where it all starts. Fitting Youth for Ball Weight Coaches and players alike can fall prey to having their youth player throwing the wrong bowling ball weight. Youth develop in a shorter period of time than the rest of us.

    Read more »

    Watch Now >>
  • 7:58

    Having the right tool for the job is important for anything we do in life. In bowling, being prepared for whatever can happen requires the right bowling equipment. Gold Coach and Bowler Development Lead at Bowlersmart Richard Shockley and scholarship recipient at Midland University, Hannah Triske, discuss the array of bowling accessories and bowling equipment

    Read more »

    Watch Now >>
  • 3:36

    Having a good swing path in bowling is crucial. Keeping your shoulders in line with your target downlane will help you repeat shots, ultimately gaining the consistency everyone strives for. Gold Coach and Bowler Development Lead at Bowlersmart Richard Shockley walks you through the four phases of a bowling swing path that are identified as

    Read more »

    Watch Now >>
  • 23:36

    Like a car running at peak performance, a bowling ball needs proper maintenance to perform at its best. Richard Shockley, gold coach and bowler development lead at Bowlersmart, and Andrew Jensen, pro shop manager in Rockford, Illinois, demonstrate everything you need to know to get your equipment ready for your next competition.

    Watch Now >>