• 1:22

    Bowling can cause tightness and even injury in your calf muscles and hip flexors. That’s why It’s important to always warm-up prior to bowling. The Kneeling Stride is a calf and hip flexor stretch that can be done before, after or both before and after bowling, giving you instant relief in those areas. In order…

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  • 0:41

    Bowling’s hook release consists of the thumb exiting the ball first with wrist rotation and the fingers releasing from their holes next. Bowlers hook the ball to get the most entry angle into the pocket, limiting pin deflection, and ultimately, giving them the best opportunity to strike. The bowling ball is a heavy object and…

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  • 1:57

    One thing that naturally happens when throwing a bowling ball is that the non-bowling arm or balance arm comes back behind your body. In this Quick Tip, coach Erik Vermilyea with Track explains what happens with your shoulders when your balance arm’s hand has the thumb pointed in the down position, as opposed to the…

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  • 4:13

    Being balanced at the foul line as you deliver the ball is the goal when attempting to perfect the finish position. Errant shots are almost a certainty without a balanced finish position. Silver level coaches Dan Triske and Doug O’Bryant along with Junior Gold Champion Annalise O’Bryant illustrate what a balanced finish position looks like…

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  • 4:17

    “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery,” Charles Caleb Colton said. With the PBA and PWBA tours televised regularly, along with today’s social media reach, bowlers often find themselves imitating a pro’s bowling style. In this video, silver level coaches Dan Triske and Doug O’Bryant explain the pros and cons involved in trying to mimic…

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  • 3:51

    The One-Step Drill is the one drill every bowler of every skill level should work on in their practice routine. It eliminates the earlier steps in the approach, allowing you to focus on the slide and the release. It also creates proper leverage and timing in the finish position. Coach Erik Vermilyea with Track breaks…

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  • 3:37

    Have you ever heard a teammate say, “I think your timing is off?” If you ask 10 different bowlers, you’ll hear 10 different answers on how bowling timing is defined. In this quick lesson, Gold Coach and Bowler Development Lead at Bowlersmart Richard Shockley and Silver Level Coach Dan Triske demonstrate how to achieve good…

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  • 2:04

    Straightening your bowling footwork takes variables out of the equation of “things that can go wrong” while on the bowling approach and down lane. Keeping your starting board on the bowling approach and your sliding board at the foul line as close to the same board is ideal, but not required. Check out our article…

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  • 3:54

    This beginner instructional video is perfect for the fun night bowler thinking about moving his or her game towards a league mentality. Coach Erik Vermilyea with Track walks beginners through everything you need to know to get started on the lanes and how to bowl. Foul Line The foul line is the line at the…

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