Tyrel Rose

About Tyrel Rose

Tyrel Rose is Bowling This Month's Director of Content. He is the former Head Coach for Team Canada, with almost 20 years of experience coaching bowlers of all levels. Tyrel is an NCCP Competition Development level and USBC Bronze Certified coach, and a former Canadian National Champion. Follow Tyrel online at his coaching Facebook page.

The Bowling Trinity Revisited – Part 2

The physical skill set

The Bowling Trinity Revisited - Part 2

Last time, I reviewed some of the basic changes in my approach to the Bowling Trinity, which represent the physical, mental, and tactical aspects of the sport of bowling. Plenty has changed in each area since I first wrote about... [Read More]

The Bowling Trinity Revisited

Physical, mental, and tactical skill sets and their relationship to peak performance

The Bowling Trinity Revisited

In 2012, I wrote a series of articles (available here and here) that introduced one of the key models I’ve used in coaching since then, a model I now refer to as the “Bowling Trinity.” Back then, I discussed the... [Read More]

Big Picture Bowling

Keeping perspective to improve your game

Big Picture Bowling

The ball crosses 13 at the arrows, heading toward the gutter before it picks up in the midlane, hooks away from board five, and rolls into the pocket as the pins go ten-back into the pit. A casual observer watches... [Read More]

Improving Your Bowling With Off-Lane Training – Part 1

Drills and techniques for physical and mental skill development

Improving Your Bowling with Off-Lane Training – Part 1

Over my next two articles, I’m going to go through alternative ways to develop your bowling skills, all of which can be done away from the lanes. Over the years, I’ve given many bowlers “homework” to continue developing skills we... [Read More]

Who Is on Your Team?

Building your own culture of excellence

Who Is on Your Team?

Team competition notwithstanding, bowling is an individual sport. Even during team competition, bowling isn't like other team sports. When it comes time to make a clutch shot, it’s just you standing up there on the approach. You don’t have someone... [Read More]

Converting to the Two-Handed Game

Converting to the Two-Handed Game

Two summers ago, I coached someone converting from one-handed to two-handed. This was a pretty accomplished one-handed bowler, so before starting, I set the expectation that this would be a major change, and not to expect to attain his one-handed... [Read More]

A Guide to Managing Ball Surface

Techniques, general guidelines, and real-world applications

A Guide to Managing Ball Surface

A few years ago, I wrote Bowling Ball Surface Management, where I covered some basic rules and techniques for adjusting ball surface. This time around, in keeping with my recent series of adjustment-focused articles, I wanted to dig a little... [Read More]

Lane Play Fundamentals for Better Ball Reaction

Angle changes and parallel moves

Lane Play Fundamentals for Better Ball Reaction

Over my last three articles, we’ve covered three of the physical adjustments that a bowler can make to alter their ball motion: axis control, ball speed, and loft. However, the most common adjustments—and the first ones we learn as bowlers—are... [Read More]