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Improving Two-Handed Bowling Technique Through Physical Game Drill Sequences

Five years have passed since I wrote Training Two-Handed Players, which was featured in the September 2013 issue of Bowling This Month. Over my career, I have worked with more than 50 two-handers and, as a college bowling coach, I...

R is for release

LASER, Revisited - Part 5: R is for Release

And here we are at last. The day is about over for Barbara the Tournament Bowler, our fictional heroine of the lanes. As detailed earlier in this series, Barbara is bowling in an eight-game tournament, and she’s about to bowl...

Using Shoulder Abduction for a More Relaxed and Powerful Swing

I am surprised how often the “free” pendulum swing concept continues to be articulated today as a gold standard component of an outstanding physical game. In truth, when reviewing how the body works best, the concept of a pendulum swing...

The ball start drill

Physical Game Drills to Improve Your Bowling - Part 3

In my last two articles, I covered the swing drill and the slide drill. The third and final drill in this series of my top three physical game drills covers the ball start drill. I use this drill a lot...

The slide drill

Physical Game Drills to Improve Your Bowling - Part 2

In my last article, I covered the swing drill as one of my three most-used drills to help bowlers improve their games. The second drill in this series is the slide drill. The slide drill is the "Swiss Army Knife"...

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IssueArticle TitleAuthor
Improving Two-Handed Bowling Technique Through Physical Game Drill Sequences
LASER, Revisited - Part 5
Using Shoulder Abduction for a More Relaxed and Powerful Swing
Physical Game Drills to Improve Your Bowling - Part 3
Physical Game Drills to Improve Your Bowling - Part 2
Physical Game Drills to Improve Your Bowling - Part 1
Problem or Symptom?
The Basics of Improving Your Bowling Game - Part 2
Troubleshooting Your Bowling Game - Part 2
Lessons Learned
Troubleshooting Your Bowling Game - Part 1
The Coaching Round Table: Four Steps vs. Five, Sport Pattern Tips, and Better Adjustments
Finding the Right Posture for Your Bowling Game
Let Go of Me!
Bowling Timing: It's Not a Clockwork Universe
Improving Your Release
Free Swinging to Success
Physical Game Adjustments: It's the Little Things!
Do It Your Way...
Movement Patterns and Feedback in Bowling Training Sessions
Improving Your Swing Plane
One, Two, Three, Four
Improving Your Balance
Five Focus Areas for Tuning Up Your Physical Game
The Seven Common Problems That Can Hurt Your Bowling Scores
Modern Timing vs. Traditional
How to Create a Longer Swing
In Pursuit of the Elusive, Perfect NOTHING
The Seven Deadly Sins of Joe and Jane Blow - Part 3
Common Physical Errors - Part 3
Working the Inside of the Ball
Common Physical Errors - Part 2
Balance From Start to Finish - Part 2
Balance From Start to Finish - Part 1
Defining the Game Through Biomechanics
A How-To for Adjusting Ball Speed
Keeping Up With the Times
The Seven Deadly Sins of Joe and Jane Blow – Part 2
Getting Your Hand Behind the Ball
The Key
Common Physical Errors – Part 1
Mastering Multiple Hand Positions
Bring Your Best Approach to the Dance
An Early Swing Can Bring Early Elimination
The Timing Ideal
The Follow Through
Astronaut Training
Follow Through Low, Long, and Outward
Staying Behind the Ball Better and Getting the Most Out of Practice Sessions
Chicken Winging
Grip It and Rip It vs. Stroke 'Em and Smoke 'Em
New Rules for Staying Competitive
Have You Seen My Timing Lying Around Here Anywhere?
Speaking the Same Language
Four-Tenths of a Second That Can Change Your Life - Part 1
How to Transfer Energy Cleanly
Four-Tenths of a Second That Can Change Your Life - Part 2
The Left is Frustrating - Part 2
The Left is Frustrating - Part 1
Rev Rates, Carry, and the Areas Where Less Accomplished Bowlers Should Focus to Excel
How Specific Muscles Contribute to an Elite Release
Important Things to Know About Your Body as a Bowler
The Seven Deadly Sins of Joe and Jane Blow - Part 1
Mythbusting - Part 1
Calculating a Downswing Angle
Anatomy of a Perfect Swing
Pay Attention to Your Feet!
Release Timing
Don't Straighten Up, Straighten OUT!
Fast Feet Equal Better Shotmaking
Building an Efficient Bowling Machine
The One-Three Key
Anatomy of an Elite Release
Stuff to Do, No Matter What - Part 1
Ball Speed and the Right Equipment
Bowling By the Clock
Writers’ Thoughts on Timing and RG
Changing Hand Positions
Versatility Accomplishes Greater Consistency
The Kinetic Chain
Get Your Game's Foundation Rolling
Shoulds and Should Nots - Part 3
Shoulds and Should Nots - Part 2
Shoulds and Should Nots - Part 1
Drop Your Damn Shoulder!
In a Slump?
The Cure for Early Turn and Over-Turn - Part 2
The Cure for Early Turn and Over-Turn - Part 1
Altering Your Physical Game FAST
Lofty Goals
The Evil Drift
What is Your Bowling Forearm Doing?
The Ron Clifton Scoot
How Far Should You Slide?
Little Changes That Can Make a Big Difference - Part 2
Little Changes That Can Make a Big Difference - Part 1
Seniors on Steroid Balls
Reconceptualization of an Elite Release
Work the Inside of the Ball or Stay Behind It? Part 2
The Dance
Prepping You and Your Equipment for Nationals and Is Drifting Okay?
Starting From the Ground Up - Part 1
Starting From the Ground Up - Part 2
Backswings and Fast Feet
At the Core of Fast Improvements and Higher Level Performance
Training Two-Handed Players
The VAR-E System
Starting From the Ground Up - Part 3
Work the Inside of the Ball or Stay Behind It? Part 1
Starting From the Ground Up - Part 4