• 10:19

    Honing Your Bowling Mental Game

    If you can control your mind, you can control your game. It’s well known that the most dominant and consistent athletes are often the toughest mentally. Whether things are going perfectly to plan or the wheels are coming off, the strongest athlete remains calm and keeps their focus. This is especially true for bowling, a…

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  • 7:26

    Teamwork

    One of the best ways to become a more well-rounded and confident bowler is to test yourself in a team environment. Whether you form a two-man partnership or join a five-player group, you might find that team bowling can often be more exciting and a greater test of a bowler’s willpower than the solo game.…

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  • 8:18

    Focus and Concentration in the Bowling Mental Game

    The mental side of sports is the hardest part to perfect, and it often separates the good athletes from the great ones. That fact is especially apparent in bowling, which requires the brain to be honed in at all times. The fact is, there will almost always be distractions on the lane to affect your…

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  • 7:19

    Observation Without Judgement

    The highest form of bowling intelligence is to be able to perform observation without judgement. The goal is to notice first and react at least 5 seconds later. Watch as bowling coach Kim Terrell-Kearney attempts this practice during and after her shots.

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  • 3:50

    Understanding Lane Courtesy

    Lane courtesy is another bowling rule that can be difficult to understand and may differ between leagues and tournaments. Many bowlers have questions on proper lane courtesy when it comes to a tournament setting. Bowling coaches Carolyn Dorin-Ballard and Kim Terrell-Kearney discuss lane courtesy.

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  • 1:55

    League Play: The Mental Game 

    In league play, it’s as important to focus on the mental side of the game as the physical. There are distractions from loud noises, cheering and movement all around you, but Carolyn Dorin-Ballard says it’s up to you to mentally block out everything except for the shot ahead of you when you step up on…

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  • 3:30

    Bowling Lane Courtesy

    Whether you’re bowling in league or a tournament, lane courtesy always comes up. Watch as hall of famer Carolyn Dorin-Ballard and Kim Terrell-Kearney demonstrate one-lane, two-lane and full-pair courtesy.

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  • 13:17

    Mental Keys for your Bowling Game

    Rod Ross and Fred Borden express the importance of the mental game. Learn about the mental keys you want to focus on and how it impacts your game. Find out how to focus on what you do right and what skills need further improvement. Use these helpful tips and feel confident about your game.

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  • 5:05

    Pre-Shot Routine

    Del Warren and Carolyn Dorin-Ballard discuss the importance of the pre-shot process. The key is understanding that what you do behind the approach is a completely different function than when you actually get up and throw a shot. They are two separate processes: thinking box and playing box. The mistake many players make is not thinking through their…

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