• 3:02

    How To Build a Bowling Ball Arsenal

    A bowling ball arsenal is designed by bowlers to give them the best chance at success at their next competition. The style of bowler you are and the lane conditions you are bowling on influence what bowling balls go into your bag. If you’re a speed dominant player, your arsenal should lean towards more aggressive…

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  • 3:48

    Protect and Maintain Your Equipment

    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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  • 8:00

    Ball Reaction and Surface Adjustments

    Abralon pads, Mirka pads, and TruCut sanding pads are used to adjust the bowling ball’s surface. The lower the grit on the sanding pad, the earlier the ball will hook down lane. Conversely, the higher the grit, the later the bowling ball hooks down lane. Gold Coach and Bowler Development Lead at Bowlersmart Richard Shockley…

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  • 6:56

    Taping Your Hand With Bowling Tape

    Bowling coaches Mike Nyitray and Rod Ross discuss how the way we use bowling tape has evolved over the past decade. While bowlers in the past have taped inside the bowling ball, it is more common now for bowlers to tape their hands.  Watch how a bowler uses tape on his fingers and thumb to…

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  • 6:46

    How to Choose a Bowling Ball: Ball Surface and Energy Management

    How do you choose the right bowling ball? Bowling coaches Rod Ross and Mike Nyitray explain energy management and how to choose a ball that fits your style. Learn about the different surfaces used on a bowling ball, and how to correctly manage its energy. These tips will help get the right bowling ball in…

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  • 5:09

    Bowling Ball Surface Adjustments

    When the ball isn’t getting where it needs to go on the lanes, many bowlers will assume they need to buy a new ball before they even try to make bowling ball surface adjustments. Changing the surface ever so slightly of your bowling balls can give you such a different ball reaction and in turn improve your scoring…

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