Bowling — Bowling Tips

What You Need To Know About the New Rules in Bowling

Posted by Ronald Hickland on

Effective August 1st, 2019, you are only allowed to use a dry towel during competition. This includes any league or tournament that is USBC sanctioned. You should wipe your bowling ball off every shot to get keep your ball reaction consistent. Here is a quick video showing why it's important to wipe your bowling ball off every shot. So what happens if you get something on your bowling ball that a dry towel won't remove?  The most common situation is a black scuff mark like what you see on this all gold ball.  You aren't getting that off with a dry...

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Selecting a Tournament Arsenal - Junior Gold Series

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By Dustin Zehner, 2016 U20 Junior Gold Runner-Up One of the hardest decisions any Junior Gold bowler has to make is what bowling balls to bring after the practice sessions. There are a number of different components that need to be taken into account when choosing your arsenal. So let's talk about the different types of ball motion, how different surface prep can affect ball motion, and finally building your final arsenal for the tournament. The 4 Types of Ball Motion in Bowling The first step in building your arsenal is understanding the different balls on the market.  With the large...

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Practicing for Junior Gold

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by Dustin Zehner Practice is one of the most important things any bowler can do to become better. However, many bowlers struggle with HOW to practice. With Junior Gold right around the corner, we wanted to share some tips to help you maximize practice leading up to the event; as well as handling the practice sessions once you get there. Doing drills, having a plan for your practice, and having disciplined practices can go a long way for any bowler going to Junior Gold.  Plus, we’ve created a Junior Gold Surface Kit to help you tackle surface adjustments.  If you...

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TruCut Scuff Mark Remover From CtD

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FREE with purchase of So Fresh & So Clean Bowling Ball Life Extender One of the best parts of product development is when you find a cool solution to a problem. One of the problems bowlers face is the ability to get scuff marks off of their bowling ball. Bowling ball cleaners are great at removing dirt and oil. However scuff marks require a lot more elbow grease and tend to be very difficult to remove - UNTIL NOW. The ALL NEW TruCut Scuff Mark Remover features a more durable version of melamine foam, commonly known as a “magic eraser,”...

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Bowling for Beginners - TIMING Education is Creating The Difference

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Bowling is a fun sport that almost anyone can participate in.  Once you decide to start getting competitive, there will be a lot of new terms thrown at you.   One of those is TIMING.  Timing is in reference to getting your steps and your swing in sync with each other to create a more repeatable shot. Repeating shots is the key to higher scores. If you're just starting to bowl, you should use a 4 step approach. This means you will take 4 steps to get to the foul line and release the ball. The key to proper timing is to...

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