• 3:48

    Bowling equipment is expensive. From owning multiple bowling balls to high-performance bowling shoes, protecting and getting the most out of your investment is an important step towards success out on the lanes. In this premium video, Gold Coach and Bowler Development Lead at Bowlersmart Richard Shockley and Silver Level Coach Dan Triske walk you through…

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  • 2:48

    Whether you are new to the game or a seasoned vet, the bowling pro shop can be a confusing place from time to time. Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop explains if you’re new to the area or haven’t been to a pro shop near you before, simply stop in and introduce yourself.…

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  • 1:42

    Wrist devices are designed to support your wrist throughout the swing and release. For people with weaker wrists or who experience wrist break in the backswing or during the release, a bowling wrist device is just what the doctor ordered. In this free video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains the importance…

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  • 4:24

    Too much grip pressure in bowling creates issues and bad habits in your game, adversely affecting your bowling technique. Getting a proper fit avoids having to unlearn the bad habits that too much grip pressure creates. Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains what a proper fit looks and feels like. Grip When…

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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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  • 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 it’s essential to know how to clean a bowling ball so your equipment performs at its best, all of the time.

    Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, demonstrates how to remove oil from shiny and dull bowling balls.

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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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