• 2:58

    The Bowling Lane 101

    Understanding the playing field in bowling will lead to higher scores and better overall performance. In this free video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, highlights two key areas beginning bowlers need to understand before throwing a bowling ball at pins. The Approach From the foul line back to where the sette ends…

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  • 2:05

    Ball Motion: Burn Out or Burn Up

    Staying ahead of lane transition requires a trained eye with an observer’s mentality. In this premium video lesson, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains what burn up and burn out are and what moves to make to combat them. Burn Up If the bowling ball is hooking too early and hits the…

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  • 1:51

    Staying in the Pocket: More Strikes and Easier Spares

    When your bowling ball hits the pocket, you rarely get less than an 8 count on the scoreboard. Hitting the pocket on your first shot doesn’t always lead to a strike, however, it does make for more manageable single and multiple pin spares. In this premium video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop,…

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  • 2:06

    How To Control Hook with Ball Speed

    Versatility equals success in bowling. Having multiple ways to adjust to the lane conditions you are bowling on will better your overall game making you a better bowler. Having the ability to throw your bowling ball (with consistency) 3mph slower and 3mph faster is what every bowler should strive towards. In this premium video lesson,…

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  • 1:54

    Play Any Part of the Lane with Versatile Release Rotation

    Being versatile is imperative to obtaining success in any sport. Bowling’s release is one area of the physical game that has lots of opportunity to become versatile, and hand positioning during the release dictates how the bowling ball will roll. Axis rotation is the amount of side rotation imparted onto the bowling ball. A bowling…

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  • 3:54

    Practice Time: Finding Your Starting Point on the Lanes

    Practice time for bowling leagues and tournaments is when you learn how the oil pattern is going to affect the bowling ball’s motion. The goal is to find the pocket and strike. You can’t waste frames in competition. If you’re unable to get lined up in practice time you’ll be starting from behind. In this…

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  • 2:42

    Bowlers and Bowling Coaches

    Coaches are instrumental in a bowler’s success. A good bowling coach understands that everyone learns differently and can impart knowledge accordingly. Regardless of how you learn, you must be able to try new things and ditch the idea that your game may be negatively impacted. These areas of improvement that coaches work with you on…

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  • 2:15

    Breakpoint: How to Get Lined Up in Bowling

    Making the jump from intermediate to advanced in bowling requires understanding how to get lined up quickly during practice time and making good decisions when the lanes transition. You must be able to observe where and when the bowling ball is supposed to hook down the lane in order to be in the pocket consistently.…

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  • 2:19

    Bowling Rules: Common Situations Part 1

    Sometimes rules are viewed as unfair or unnecessary. Bowling rules are put in place to ensure competition is fair for all. In this video lesson Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, reviews and clears up four different common situations you may run into at your next competition. Here is the USBC Rule Book…

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