• 2:44

    Bowling’s House Shot

    When you bowl league or recreation, likely the oil pattern that is applied to the lane surface is a house shot. A house shot has a 10:1 oil volume ratio that includes a high volume of oil in the middle part of the lane (2nd arrow to 2nd arrow), and a very low volume of…

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  • 1:57

    How Does Oil Distance and Volume Impact Lane Play?

    Tournament conditions generally have a ratio of 3:1, meaning that there is three times the amount of oil in the middle than the outside part of the lane. The typical house shot is 10:1. The big difference is the room for error. When you miss to the outside on a house shot it will come…

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  • 2:05

    Ball Motion: Burn Out or Burn Up

    Staying ahead of lane transition requires a trained eye with an observer’s mentality. In this premium video lesson, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains what burn up and burn out are and what moves to make to combat them. Burn Up If the bowling ball is hooking too early and hits the…

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  • 2:38

    How to Pick a Bowling Ball for Your Arsenal

    Looking for a new bowling ball? Are you overwhelmed with the amount of options you have? Which bowling ball is the right one for you? Scott Pohl, the owner of On Track Pro Shop, breaks down and simplifies the process teaching you how to pick a bowling ball for your arsenal. Bowling Ball Surface The…

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  • 4:09

    Identifying Strong and Weak Bowling Balls

    What is a strong bowling ball? What is a weak bowling ball? There is a misconception amongst many bowlers that a strong bowling ball hooks the most. Coach Erik Vermilyea with Track sets the record straight and explains how we view ball motion and how it dictates ball choice when matching up to the lane…

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  • 13:03

    Understanding and Improving Your Bowling Ball Arsenal

    Having a good bowling ball arsenal is the equivalent of having the right club for golf. Without the proper bowling equipment, you won’t strike and your performance suffers. Silver level coaches Dan Triske and Doug O’Bryant take a look at Dan’s arsenal to explain what he has in his bowling bags and why. House Shot…

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