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The power of small improvements, habits, and time management

Atomic Bowling - Part 1

First off, apologies for the clickbait-style title of this article. It is actually about forming habits and improving your bowling game using strategies from an excellent book called Atomic Habits by James Clear. What I’ll be covering is how small...

Exploring Alternative Targeting Methods

Becoming your best requires more than simply perfecting current methods. It requires pushing beyond your current comfort level by testing new procedures, systems, and strategies. This pursuit of excellence—grounded in research and evaluation—ensures your competitive advantage as a bowler and...

Topography, oil pattern impressions, lane play suggestions, and equipment recommendations

A Primer for the 2019 USBC Open Championships

Having just finished bowling in the 2019 USBC Open Championships, I thought it might be helpful to share my experiences. However, I'd like to start with a few important disclaimers: I was only able to bowl twice in the month...

A Guide to Competing in Team USA Trials

One of the most exciting weeks in bowling happens the first week of the year: Team USA Trials. I have participated in this event almost every year since 2004 and have seen it go through a lot of changes. Even...

Evaluating shot phase consistency

Timed Purposefulness

With the college season on break for Lincoln Memorial University, I have taken advantage of the downtime to develop a deeper evaluation protocol to determine the level of consistency a bowler has in both practice and competition. For me, this...

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IssueArticle TitleAuthor
Atomic Bowling - Part 1
Exploring Alternative Targeting Methods
A Primer for the 2019 USBC Open Championships
A Guide to Competing in Team USA Trials - Part 1
Timed Purposefulness
Professional Bowling's International Influence
Succeeding on the PWBA Tour
How to Prepare for Your First Bowling Tournament
The PBA Youth Movement
The Top Five Things You Can Do to Improve in 2018
On the Outside Looking In
Your New Year's Resolutions
Targeting: Modern Bowling's Overrated Priority
Sweat the Small Stuff!
The Long Road Home
Some Random Thoughts on Pin Carry
The Basics of Improving Your Bowling Game - Part 1
Preparing for Bowling Success
A Look at the 2017 USBC Open Championships
An Interview with Pete Weber
Help Your Coach Help You
An Interview with Ron Mohr
Ouch! Common Bowling Injuries and How to Avoid Them
The PWBA Round Table: Targeting Tips and Gripping Accessories
Gearing Up for Another Bowling League Season
Nine Common "Mistaykes" Made By Bowlers
Welcome Back to the Sport of Bowling - Part 1
Team Bowling
The Five Cs to Better Bowling
Taking a Bowling Skills Inventory
Achieving Your Goals in 2016
Every Bowler's Goal
Competitive Bowling and The Art of War
The Expense of a Missed Opportunity
What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been!
Determining Your IBSSN (International Bowling Skill Score Number)
The Effectiveness of the Three-Point Targeting With Quiet Eye System
Three-Point Targeting For Advanced Lane Play
The Secret Weapon of Champions
Using the Quiet Eye to Avoid Choking
Using a Quiet Eye is the Key to Improving Target Accuracy
Targeting for Left Eye-Dominant Righthanded Bowlers
Random Coaching Thoughts
Neurology and Bowling
The Easy Side of the Lane
Charting a Path to Success
Where and How to Apply Tape and How to Score on Wet/Dry House Shots
What I Did On My Summer Vacation
Stocking Stuffers
Quick Fixes and Preps for the Upcoming Season
How to Achieve Greater Consistency
Dear Diary - Part 2
Dear Diary - Part 1
The Constant of Execution
Last Minute Advice for Junior Gold
Who Says Bowling Isn't Physically Demanding?
New Year's Resolutions for Bowlers
Athlete or Bowler?
An Interview with Marshall Holman
Attributes of an Outstanding Collegiate Player
How Four Top Open Championship Bowlers Found Success
Ten Incredibly Quick Minutes
Performance Analysis to Improve Your Game - Part 2
Let's Play Twenty Questions
Stuff To Do, No Matter What - Part 3
Stuff to Do, No Matter What - Part 2
Random Thoughts
The Long Term Development Model
How to Arrive at More Meaningful Analysis Data
How to Knock 'Em Dead in Baton Rouge
Performance Analysis to Improve Your Game - Part 1
An Interview with a Pro Bowler Turned Coach
Common Questions About Reaching Breakthroughs
Learning From Defeat
The 12/5/3 Bowler Development Model
Our Body Clock
Ball Weight, Ball Speed, Pin Carry, and Wrist Braces
The Well-Accessorized Bowler - Part 2
The Well-Accessorized Bowler - Part 1
ThroBot: When Accuracy Counts
An Interview with Bob Learn, Jr.