• 1:28

    Newer, more aggressive bowling balls paired with ever-changing lane conditions make today’s game, in some ways, more difficult than the game of years past. Adding loft into your bag of tricks will reward you at some point in time throughout a league season or tournament. Coach Erik Vermilyea with Track demonstrates how to practice lofting…

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  • 1:43

    A pre shot routine, simply put, is everything that happens before you are ready to take a shot. Keep in mind that there is no right or wrong way to do this routine. However, try to keep it short enough to not take away from the pace of play. In this Quick Tip, Coach Erik…

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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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  • 3:30

    Axis rotation is the angle made between the bowling ball rotation and its movement down-lane. More axis rotation applied to a bowling ball gives you more skid and hook potential down-lane. Less axis rotation applied to a bowling ball gives you less skid and hook potential down-lane. Silver level coaches Dan Triske and Doug O’Bryant…

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  • 4:17

    “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery,” Charles Caleb Colton said. With the PBA and PWBA tours televised regularly, along with today’s social media reach, bowlers often find themselves imitating a pro’s bowling style. In this video, silver level coaches Dan Triske and Doug O’Bryant explain the pros and cons involved in trying to mimic…

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  • 3:51

    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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  • 3:37

    Have you ever heard a teammate say, “I think your timing is off?” If you ask 10 different bowlers, you’ll hear 10 different answers on how bowling timing is defined. In this quick lesson, Gold Coach and Bowler Development Lead at Bowlersmart Richard Shockley and Silver Level Coach Dan Triske demonstrate how to achieve good…

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  • 1:36

    Hamstring flexibility is important in the sport of bowling. You’ll definitely feel pressure in your hamstrings throughout the approach, especially in your pivot step and finish position. This exercise will help increase flexibility in your hamstrings, helping increase balance and avoid injury. Step 1 Find a box, doorway or a wall to begin the exercise.…

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  • 2:04

    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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