• 2:36

    Lining Up Your Shot

    When one thing makes something else happen, it is known as a cause and effect. If your body is aligned incorrectly in the stance, you will miss your target. If you miss your target, you probably won’t strike; the list of causes and effects in bowling are endless. In this premium video, Scott Pohl, owner…

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  • 1:42

    Versatility Drills: Playing 4 Different Zones

    Finding the breakpoint down lane and observing how your ball rolls through the pins tells the story of your shot. The goal is to play the optimal line to achieve the best entry angle into the pocket. If you’re not playing the best line for the shot you are competing on, it is your decision…

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  • 1:47

    Two-Handed Bowling: Lay Down and Loft

    The two-handed game has a lot of options available when faced with changing lane conditions. In this premium video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains why loft is a valuable tool to have in the tool box for two-handed bowlers. Loft When bowling on a low oil volume pattern, also referred to…

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  • 1:29

    Establish a Straight Arm Swing with the Ball Start Drill

    How the bowling ball gets started out of the stance is fundamental for a straight arm swing. If you start the ball too far to the right it will wrap behind your back and you’ll miss the target to the right. The result is the ball not picking up down the lane. If you start…

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  • 2:42

    Bowlers and Bowling Coaches

    Coaches are instrumental in a bowler’s success. A good bowling coach understands that everyone learns differently and can impart knowledge accordingly. Regardless of how you learn, you must be able to try new things and ditch the idea that your game may be negatively impacted. These areas of improvement that coaches work with you on…

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  • 2:15

    Breakpoint: How to Get Lined Up in Bowling

    Making the jump from intermediate to advanced in bowling requires understanding how to get lined up quickly during practice time and making good decisions when the lanes transition. You must be able to observe where and when the bowling ball is supposed to hook down the lane in order to be in the pocket consistently.…

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  • 5:18

    Breaking Down Bowling Ball Motion

    When a bowling ball travels down lane, it goes through three distinct phases: skid, hook, and roll. In this video, Coach Erik Vermilyea with Track demonstrates how understanding ball motion dictates bowling ball choice. Overview From the time you let go of the bowling ball, the bowling ball is slowing down. The fastest the bowling…

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  • 13:03

    Understanding and Improving Your Bowling Ball Arsenal

    Having a good bowling ball arsenal is the equivalent of having the right club for golf. Without the proper bowling equipment, you won’t strike and your performance suffers. Silver level coaches Dan Triske and Doug O’Bryant take a look at Dan’s arsenal to explain what he has in his bowling bags and why. House Shot…

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  • 8:00

    Ball Reaction and Surface Adjustments

    Abralon pads, Mirka pads, and TruCut sanding pads are used to adjust the bowling ball’s surface. The lower the grit on the sanding pad, the earlier the ball will hook down lane. Conversely, the higher the grit, the later the bowling ball hooks down lane. Gold Coach and Bowler Development Lead at Bowlersmart Richard Shockley…

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