Rob Mautner

About Rob Mautner

Rob Mautner is a USBC Silver Level Certified Coach and a PBA member. He can be found online at www.modern-bowling.com. Rob can be found on the lanes coaching and bowling in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Lateral adjustments vs. ball changes on typical house shots

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Among modern bowling coaches who teach bowlers competing primarily on house shots, one of the most divergent viewpoints centers around the choice that bowlers have between making lateral moves on the lane and making ball changes in response to oil... [Read More]

Modern Bowling Coaching Dilemmas

Modern Bowling Coaching Dilemmas

The idea of coaching in bowling in the modern world has presented both bowlers and coaches with some unique dilemmas. What follows are some of the most common ones I encounter, both for bowlers seeking to improve their games and... [Read More]

An Interview with Ron Mohr

From air traffic controller to PBA50 champion

An Interview with Ron Mohr

For many years, the PBA50 Tour (formerly known as the Senior Tour) was the pasture to which the National Tour Pros were put out. They were a fun group of bowlers (still are for that matter) where everyone knew everyone... [Read More]

Playing the Percentages

Playing the Percentages

Bowling is a game of percentages. A lot of the more tech-savvy bowlers among us keep track of their various percentages and stats using apps on their smartphones. Many veteran bowlers who don't formally keep digital records of their stats... [Read More]

Team Bowling

Team Bowling

As years go, 1958 was pretty nondescript. Many Americans had nothing better to do than stew over the fact that Elvis Presley was being drafted into the Army. The space race was just heating up with the United States sending... [Read More]

Modern Timing vs. Traditional

Five elements that affect it

Modern Timing vs. Traditional

Timing is the single most important aspect of the physical side of the game of bowling. It is also the most over-simplified and the most misunderstood. If you are a regular reader of BTM, you have read many, many articles... [Read More]