• 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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  • 4:24

    Too much grip pressure in bowling creates issues and bad habits in your game, adversely affecting your bowling technique. Getting a proper fit avoids having to unlearn the bad habits that too much grip pressure creates. Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains what a proper fit looks and feels like. Grip When…

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  • two types of bowling ball finger inserts
    3:34

    A common question amongst bowlers is why do I want bowling ball grips and inserts? In this premium video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop explains the importance of having them in today’s game. Thumb inserts Having your pro shop operator add a bowling ball thumb insert into your bowling ball will improve…

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  • Adding Bowling Finger Tape to a Youth House Ball 
    2:53

    Before beginning to build your arsenal of fitted bowling balls, chances are you started out in the sport learning to develop your stroke with a house ball. House bowling balls come in a range of weights and sizes and are intended to accommodate any type of hand. However, while the house ball is excellent for…

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  • How Proper Bowling Ball Fit Varies by Hand
    6:44

    To be a successful bowler, you have to pay attention to the details, accounting for everything from technique to ball type. If you want to be competitive in league and tournament play, it’s vital that both your form and your equipment are at their best. One of the most important aspects of picking the right…

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  • 4:06

    Most bowlers are not aware that they can become more dynamic with their bowling stroke by adjusting the most minor mechanics. One of these simple changes that can often lead to dramatic results is the bowling grip pressure. Depending on the way you hold the ball and how hard you press with your fingers, you…

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  • 7:53

    Bowling hall of famer Aleta Sill is joined by coaches Michelle Mullen and Rod Ross discuss the proper way to use of bowlers tape to make sure your ball has the right fit. Bowlers tape is used to adjust the size of your gripping holes so you can achieve a light grip pressure. A lighter grip…

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  • 2:59

    Carolyn Dorin-Ballard and Bill Monce teach you the differences between bowling grips and slugs. Find out what they are used for and learn the benefits of using bowling grips and/or bowling slugs. Also, learn more about the thumb hole and see what options you have regarding thumb inserts. Use these helpful tips to feel more…

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  • 14:20

    An initial bowling ball fitting is so important to make sure the ball fits the players hand comfortably and there is no pain. They need a grip that allows them to repeat shots and get the ball off their hand on target. Del Warren and Carolyn Dorin-Ballard demonstrate the components that make up the fitting process: static fit and dynamic fit. In this…

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