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.

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]

Introduction to Loft Manipulation

Introduction to Loft Manipulation

So far in this series, we’ve covered two of the physical tools that a bowler can use to manipulate ball motion: axis control and ball speed control. The third physical skill that a bowler can use to manipulate ball motion... [Read More]

Introduction to Adjusting Ball Speed

Introduction to Adjusting Ball Speed

Following up on July’s article about axis control, this month we’ll go through the finer points of ball speed control. Speed generation, and control, is an issue that plagues many bowlers, from beginner to expert. As bowling equipment and technique... [Read More]

Choosing Your Bowling Ball Toolbox

Selecting equipment for tournaments

Choosing Your Bowling Ball Toolbox

In June, I introduced the idea of building your bowling ball toolshed, equating bowling balls as the tools you use on the lanes. Like the tools in your toolshed, you don’t necessarily need every one of them for every job.... [Read More]

Introduction to Bowling Ball Axis Control

A how-to for adjusting axis rotation angle and axis tilt angle

Introduction to Bowling Ball Axis Control

Two of the key variables in ball reaction that a bowler has control over are the axis rotation angle and axis tilt angle of the bowling ball. These angles, along with rev rate and ball speed, are the main variables... [Read More]