• 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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  • 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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  • 1:02

    Bowling’s Power Step

    When bowling, the upper and lower body work independently of one another. Balance and leverage are inherently difficult when delivering a bowling ball while your body is in motion, ultimately ending in a slide and stopping at the foul line. In this premium video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, defines the power…

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  • 2:06

    How To Control Hook with Ball Speed

    Versatility equals success in bowling. Having multiple ways to adjust to the lane conditions you are bowling on will better your overall game making you a better bowler. Having the ability to throw your bowling ball (with consistency) 3mph slower and 3mph faster is what every bowler should strive towards. In this premium video lesson,…

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  • 3:21

    Bowling Muscle Training

    Mind and body must work together to compete at the highest level. For your mind to be at its best, it mustn’t have distractions from the body. In this premium video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, reviews muscle training areas of concern while helping you create a training schedule that will get…

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  • 4:39

    Should I Fix My Drift on the Approach?

    Bowling’s modern game requires modern thinking. Drift has a negative connotation amongst many bowlers. In this premium video, Coach Erik Vermilyea with Track explains what drift is and when it is considered a problem. Know your Normal Everyone’s body type, makeup, and how they bowl are unique unto themselves. The oil pattern you are playing…

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  • 3:51

    Bowling’s One-Step Drill

    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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  • 2:04

    Footwork Direction Drill

    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

    How to Bowl: Getting Started

    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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