- Analysis of the Modern 10 Pin Swing & Release Video....Added 04/25/2012
- Biomechanical terms ... Added 12/20/2011
- Brian Voss Coaching Seminar.... Link Marked as Private
- Cybervision Tapes
- Fundamentals of the Modern Release
- Stable Upper Body
- Motion Capture
- Peak Performance Under Stress
- Pros play the inside of the ball... Updated July 12 2013
- Role of the Trailing Leg and Knee Continuation
- The Flat spot
- The King of Swing
- Shift Bowl Technique
- Video Capture Tips for Bowler Assessment / Coaching
- Analysis of Two-Handed Bowling and Key elements
- Bowl.com Tips from Belmonte
- Jim Merrell- Keep Your Head Over the Ball
- Joe Slowinski - Two-handed bowling form (bowlingknowledge.info)
- Joe Slowinski - Two-handed bowling release drills (bowlingknowledge.info)
Mental Game Toolbox
- Drills by Joe Slowinski
- Free Swing Drill as detailed by Jim Merrell ...Added 6/28/2012
- Grip Test as illustrated by Don Johnson ...Added 9/28/2011
- Reducing Grip Pressure ...Modified 5/5/2013
Practice Devices and Props
Something there is that doesn't love a wall ...
However, walls can be very useful on the the approach side of the foul line.
With apologies to Robert Frost from whom I borrowed the opening line from, the list begins.
Most of you know about walls on the lanes but are you aware of the many uses of a wall as a bowlers aid? There are more than the initial two that follow.
1) Look at post#4 by Jim Merrell regarding "the ball placement step"
2) Richard Shockley "the finish"
More uses of a wall to come ...
Always get permission from the center authorities first.
On the lane as targeting devices - connect the dots (a line) several feet apart, look and listen.
On the lane side by side (a corridor) separated by a few boards, object roll the ball between the pieces of tape,use two sets several feet apart
2) PVC Targeting tool
You can buy them, but you can make them for a lot less, you can improvise adding features. This is variation of an old concept. This forum post has suggested spec's and materials list
Motion Monitoring Aid
1) A piece of tape on your PAP during practice sessions can help you see what your ball is doing and when its doing it
A simple method for finding your PAP - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fooIV5Tj7zc&list=UUlmJP7tuk3ztllCGi6Lq2YQ&index=26
First Step First Aid
A plastic drinking straw can be taped to the approach in the spot you want your first step to go. This was demonstrated in a USBC video
- 7 Exercises Every Bowler Should Know ... Added 5/26/2012
Last Update 8/2/2013
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