• 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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  • 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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  • 5:50

    A free arm swing in bowling is when the ball controls your arm throughout the swing rather than you controlling the ball. When you do not have a free arm swing, inconsistencies develop in your game including: – Missed targeting – Falling off the shot, imbalance at the finish position – Injury Gold Coach and

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  • 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,

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  • 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

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  • 9:21

    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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  • how to throw a hook
    1:15

    Have you ever been on the lanes and looked around and said “Wow, how did they do that?” If so, you are likely talking about the curving of a bowling ball or bowling hook. Hook occurs when the ball changes direction, rather than the ball just going straight down the lanes towards the pins. Bowling

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  • Essential Bowling Coaching Tools for Every Instructor's Kit
    3:09

    When it comes to coaching a bowler, there’s much more you can do as an instructor than simply observe and critique. Becoming a better coach is similar to becoming a better bowler in that the process requires certain bowling coaching tools. To truly be effective as a coach, i.e. to make the appropriate adjustments and

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