April 2018 Contents

Bowling Tips and Techniques Articles

The thigh and knee

Common Injuries and Dysfunctions of the Lower Body - Part 2

In my previous article, I discussed common pathologies in the hip and pelvis that may be seen in bowlers. This included things like piriformis syndrome, SI joint dysfunction, and excessive anterior or posterior tilt. In this article, I will go...

Plus training tips on how to build lasting self-confidence and belief

Exploring the Effect of New Equipment on Bowler Confidence

It always amazes me how some bowlers rely completely on new equipment to better their bowling games. From youth players, seniors, national champs, and bowlers I work with personally, I see social media posts every week about the new balls...

L is for loft

LASER, Revisited - Part 1

When I went through my USBC Silver Certification class some years ago, I was fortunate to have Rod Ross as my instructor. Rod, now the head coach of Team USA, suggested coaches use LASER as a tool to help solve...

Of Black Holes and Other Unseen Obstacles

While my interest in the cosmos has waxed and waned over the years, it has never abandoned me completely. Now, with more time on my hands resulting from being able to spend less time in the bowling center and on...

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...