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.

Understanding Your Bowling Environment – Part 4

The many variables of medium sport patterns

Understanding Your Bowling Environment - Part 4

Medium oil, also known as the “Wild West” of sport patterns, can be the biggest challenge a bowler faces when competing on flatter conditions. For many bowlers, warm-ups on medium-length patterns feel a lot like their local house shot, with... [Read More]

Coach, I’ve Got a Question! – January 2022

Coach, I've Got a Question! - January 2022

In this new recurring feature, I’ll be answering questions from Bowling This Month readers, or questions I’ve received from bowlers I work with, that might not require the depth of a full-length article, but that can definitely benefit more than... [Read More]

Understanding your Bowling Environment – Part 3

The subtleties of bowling on long oil

Understanding Your Bowling Environment - Part 3

So far in this series, we’ve introduced oil pattern variables and discussed some of the nuances of house shots, and then taken a deep dive into short oil. This time around, we’ll be looking at longer oil patterns. With strategies... [Read More]

Understanding your Bowling Environment – Part 2

Short oil strategies and variables

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In the first article of this series, we discussed the various elements that make up a lane pattern and how each variable can affect ball motion. While length is not necessarily the most important factor, it’s what most people look... [Read More]

Troubleshooting Your League Night

Dealing with common bowling speed bumps

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The first two parts of my troubleshooting series focused on physical issues, such as missing your target and release and balance problems. It’s time to approach things in a different way with another troubleshooting article. Rather than focusing on specific... [Read More]

Tips for Improving Your Mental Game – Part 2

Building resilience and improving your focus

Tips for Improving Your Mental Game - Part 2

In the first part of this series, we discussed evaluating and tracking your mental game, the importance of routines, and the foundational skill of visualization. The final two tips related to the mental game in this series are developing resilience... [Read More]

Tips for Improving Your Mental Game – Part 1

Mental game evaluation, developing routines, and visualization

Tips for Improving Your Mental Game - Part 1

While working on my Anger Management article, I was naturally thinking of other mental game concepts. Given that so much of the mental game is connected by foundational skills, and how much of it is applicable regardless of your level... [Read More]

Anger Management

Tips to keep perspective and stay in the moment

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When I was 18, I attended the Coca-Cola Youth Championships, the precursor to Junior Gold. On Saturday night, the guest speaker was Parker Bohn III, who regaled us with a story about his method of anger management. When feeling frustrated,... [Read More]

Five Simple Steps to Mastering Lane Play – Part 5

Commit to the shot

Five Simple Steps to Mastering Lane Play - Part 5

American entertainer Sammy Davis, Jr., once said, "You always have two choices: your commitment versus your fear." While he certainly wasn't talking about what a bowler faces as they step onto the approach, it’s very applicable. More than almost anything... [Read More]