• 1:52

    Bowling’s Crossover Step

    Have you ever been told to “walk straight” on the approach? Like most bowlers, you probably think you are walking straight until someone tells you that you’re not. But, how do you walk straight? It might seem like a silly question, but it’s important to know how to walk straight and why it’s important. In…

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  • 2:23

    Trail Leg: Heel and Toe Positioning

    In order to achieve balance at the foul line, your trail leg needs to be in good position. If it’s out of position, your hips will stay open and you could potentially fall off the shot, resulting in missing your target down lane. In this premium video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop,…

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  • 1:29

    Establish a Straight Arm Swing with the Ball Start Drill

    How the bowling ball gets started out of the stance is fundamental for a straight arm swing. If you start the ball too far to the right it will wrap behind your back and you’ll miss the target to the right. The result is the ball not picking up down the lane. If you start…

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  • 2:47

    Timing and Release: Early, Good, and Late

    In order to have a good release, you need good timing. Your slide foot’s first step on the approach needs to occur in time with the ball start (i.e. the first step for four-step bowlers and second step for five-step bowlers). The next place on the approach where timing is evaluated is the pivot step.…

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  • 4:15

    Cause and Effect: Good vs. Bad Leverage

    What is leverage and what does it have to do with bowling? Leverage is defined as the exertion of force by means of a lever or an object used in the manner of a lever. In bowling, the lower body creates leverage in combination with upper body posture. In this premium video, Scott Pohl, owner…

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  • 2:34

    Improve Accuracy: Balance Arm Training

    The balance arm in bowling is your non throwing arm. It provides stability when delivering the bowling ball. When your right arm comes forward to release the bowling ball, your left arm has to come back. Your shoulders are your aiming bar and they need to remain as stable as possible throughout your shot. In…

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  • 1:58

    3 Training Drills to Improve Bowling Fundamentals

    Showing up to bowl for a score during your training session may be fun, but it doesn’t help improve the fundamentals required for improvement. In this premium video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, simplifies and breaks down the game in small pieces with three drills designed to make it easier to feel…

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  • 2:23

    Bowling Technique and Tempo

    Bowling tempo is defined as the pace of your steps as you deliver the bowling ball. In this premium video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains how Your physical attributes should dictate your tempo. Shorter Players Tempo for shorter players should be quicker than taller players. Shorter players need more ball speed.In…

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  • 2:02

    Proper Posture Throughout the Approach

    Upper body posture from start to finish on the approach will tell you a lot about where your ball travels down lane. The angle from your head to your neck to your hip needs to remain consistent throughout the shot. If your upper body angle isn’t consistent this will affect your launch angle adversely, resulting…

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