• 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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  • 3:08

    Better Bowling Scores: Improve Focus and Concentration

    Distractions happen on and off the lanes that affect your bowling performance. When you become aware of the distractions, oftentimes there’s a moment that you subconsciously try to turn the switch on and provide more attention to being present. In this premium video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains what you can…

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  • 4:15

    Cause and Effect: Good vs. Bad Leverage

    What is leverage and what does it have to do with bowling? Leverage is defined as the exertion of force by means of a lever or an object used in the manner of a lever. In bowling, the lower body creates leverage in combination with upper body posture. In this premium video, Scott Pohl, owner…

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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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  • 1:54

    Play Any Part of the Lane with Versatile Release Rotation

    Being versatile is imperative to obtaining success in any sport. Bowling’s release is one area of the physical game that has lots of opportunity to become versatile, and hand positioning during the release dictates how the bowling ball will roll. Axis rotation is the amount of side rotation imparted onto the bowling ball. A bowling…

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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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  • 1:29

    How to “Match Up” in Bowling

    Matching up is a term loosely thrown around the bowling center. Matching up requires you to have the right bowling ball in your hand with the correct coverstock surface. While traveling down lane, the bowling ball will have the proper speed and rotation for your style of bowling and the bowling ball will go through…

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  • 2:08

    Excessive Bowling Grip Pressure Warning Signs

    When the bowling ball is in your hand, how do you know what the proper amount of grip pressure is throughout a shot? As Coach Erik Vermilyea of Track explains, your grip pressure should be as light as possible, which means little to no squeezing. This will be different for everyone, so learn the warning…

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