• 3:52

    Bowling ball maintenance is important to achieve maximum performance. Have you ever wondered how much bowling ball maintenance really matters? Ron Hinkland Jr., CEO of Creating The Difference, did a test with National Bowling Academy to demonstrate how quickly a bowling ball experiences “lane shine.” Lane shine changes the bowling ball’s surface while adding scuff

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  • 3:30

    Axis rotation is the angle made between the bowling ball rotation and its movement down-lane. More axis rotation applied to a bowling ball gives you more skid and hook potential down-lane. Less axis rotation applied to a bowling ball gives you less skid and hook potential down-lane. Silver level coaches Dan Triske and Doug O’Bryant

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  • 3:57

    Bowling balls are made with different coverstocks and cores. Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, breaks down differential, RG, cores and what it all means to you and your game. Low RG vs. High RG The USBC defines RG (radius of gyration) as: Measured in inches, radius of gyration is the distance from

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  • two types of bowling ball finger inserts
    3:34

    A common question amongst bowlers is why do I want bowling ball grips and inserts? In this premium video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop explains the importance of having them in today’s game. Thumb inserts Having your pro shop operator add a bowling ball thumb insert into your bowling ball will improve

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  • Using a Wrist Device as a Training Tool
    2:48

    There are many bowling wrist devices on the market to choose from. In general, they are designed to limit movement at the point of the release. A bowling wrist device supports your wrist on the back of the hand, limiting collapse at the moment of release. In this free video, Gold Coach and Bowler Development

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  • 1:32

    Ask any competitive bowler out there what the most important ball in their bag is and you’ll hear over and over again, “my spare ball.” Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains the necessity of having a plastic bowling ball for spares in your bag and how it will help you increase your

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  • 3:11

    Similar to your skin, the surface of a bowling ball has pores that need to breathe in order to get the proper reaction on the lane. Each time you throw a bowling ball your ball picks up oil, dirt and dust that clogs the pores and neutralizes its ability to grip the lane. That’s why

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  • 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

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  • 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

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