It doesn’t matter which style of bowler you are, how you put your hand in the ball has an effect on ball motion down the lane. It is important to note that when you pick up the bowling ball off of the ball return, you need to use both hands. Using both hands eliminates excessive squeezing or grip pressure. Eliminating grip pressure will allow your fingers to come out of the ball faster, helping to create more revs.
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In this free video, Scott Pohl, owner of On Track Pro Shop, explains how you put your fingers into the ball and where you place the other fingers that aren’t in the ball. By learning this, you can manipulate where and when the ball hooks.
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