• 1:32

    3-10 Split

    Bowling hall of famer Carolyn Dorin-Ballard discusses the 3-10, or the baby split. While it is not recommended for bowlers to go after every split, the 3-10 is a bit easier to make than most. Watch and learn how to make the 3-10 split by shooting at the 3 pin and deflecting the ball from…

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  • 1:55

    League Play: The Mental Game 

    In league play, it’s as important to focus on the mental side of the game as the physical. There are distractions from loud noises, cheering and movement all around you, but Carolyn Dorin-Ballard says it’s up to you to mentally block out everything except for the shot ahead of you when you step up on…

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  • 9:54

    Pick-up Spares in all Situations

    Taking the next step in your game often hinges on whether you consistently can pick up spares. Carolyn Dorin-Ballard and Rod Ross teach you about a foolproof method for knocking down those intimidating leftovers using the Seven Zones of Spare Conversion. They walk you through each of the zones and show what you would do for every…

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  • 2:14

    Using the 3-6-9 Spare System Moving Right

    Bowling coach Carolyn Dorin-Ballard teaches you how to use the 3-6-9 spare system to move right along the boards to adjust in order to pick up a spare. Here she shows you how to adjust to pick up the 2, 4 and 7 pins.

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  • 4:13

    Bowling Ball Arsenal

    Bryan O’Keefe and Carolyn Dorin-Ballard discuss building a bowling ball arsenal. Listen as they discuss the importance of finding the best layouts for your ball, ball surface and lane conditions. Each ball may have a different purpose, but each are equally important to your arsenal.

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  • 1:16

    Using the 3-6-9 Spare System Moving Left

    Bowling hall of famer Carolyn Dorin-Ballard teaches you how to use the 3-6-9 spare system to move left along the boards to adjust in order to pick up a spare. Here she shows you how to adjust to pick up the 3 and 6 pins.

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  • 3:10

    Using the 3-6-9 Spare System With a Plastic Ball

    Bowling hall of famer Carolyn Dorin-Ballard discusses using the 3-6-9 spare system with a plastic ball, and why professionals tend to recommend using a plastic ball for picking up spares. A plastic ball doesn’t hook, so you can take the conditions out of the picture by using the 3-6-9 rule to simply adjust your line to…

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  • 3:51

    Using Bowling Accessories to Improve Your Game – Wrist Device

    Kim Terrell-Kearney and Carolyn Dorin-Ballard talk to Stefanie Johnson about wearing a wrist device for improvements in her arm swing and release and explain why you might consider using one for your game. They discuss some of the advantages of using a wrist device, such as increased RPM and wrist stability, and a few of…

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  • 4:34

    The Bowling Release: Thumb Positioning

    Richard Shockley and Carolyn Dorin-Ballard discuss the release and the importance of the position of the thumb. Shockley demonstrates different types of releases, including from beginning and advanced players, and specifically focuses on the release positioning of the thumb in each.

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