• 3:02

    Choosing the Best Bowling Shoes

    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…

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  • 1:22

    Quick Tip: How to Insert Bowling Thumb Tape

    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,…

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  • 3:51

    Choosing Your Correct Bowling Ball Weight

    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.…

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  • 7:58

    Bowling Accessories 101

    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…

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  • 14:33

    Mystery Bowling Oil Pattern #1: How to Get Lined Up

    Today’s bowling oil patterns are the most complex bowlers have ever faced. Whether you’re tournament bowling or sport shot bowling, getting lined up can be difficult – especially when sport shot leagues and tournaments are choosing not to provide information on the oil pattern. Coach Erik Vermilyea with Track has developed a way for both…

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  • 1:14

    Quick Tip: When to Replace Tape and Finger Inserts

    When a golfer hits the ball just right off the club and it goes a great distance, it’s known as hitting the sweet spot of the club. Bowling’s sweet spot is when the ball comes off the hand just right at the point of release. When you get this feeling, you’re pretty confident you’re getting…

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  • 10:52

    Maximizing Your Bowling Balls Performance

    Have you ever had one of those nights where you just couldn’t get the corner pins out? Has one of those nights turned into a bunch of nights? By now you’ve moved forward and back on the approach, tried throwing it faster and slower, you’ve even split boards and still that seven or ten pin…

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  • 9:21

    Fitting and the Modern Game

    Today’s modern game has completely changed the way we approach bowling. So, how do we define the modern game? Coaches Erik Vermilyea with Track, and Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, will explain the evolution and how it impacts your bowling ball fit. The easiest way to classify the game is with the…

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    Bowling Ball Weight Hole Rule Changes

    Like other sports, technology has impacted the way we play the game today. Over the years, bowling has seen its fair share of changes. From the lane surface and the oil placed on the lane to bowling balls and bowling equipment, bowlers are always playing catch up with all of these advancements. The USBC Equipment…

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