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Knee Continuation

Post by deanchamp » May 8th, 2013, 12:10 pm

Hi Jim, this was posted on my analysis video this week, and i found it curious. it lacks a bit of context, but the only thing i can think is that maybe too much is not good, or if the slide was too short it would cause it to happen unnaturally/ forcefully. what are your thoughts please?

- Great video. The only thing I'll say is that Chris Barnes once said he went back and watched some of his videos with the coach. They talked about how "knee-continuation" was not a good thing and needed to be corrected; He agreed.

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Re: Knee Continuation

Post by JMerrell » May 8th, 2013, 12:44 pm

Perhaps those that think of Knee Continuation as a bad thing, need to look back through some of the
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Re: Knee Continuation

Post by wardo845 » May 27th, 2013, 5:28 pm

Knee continuation might be a bad thing on the fried heads they bowl on out there......I know where i live we have pretty dry conditions and the more knee bend i get the harder it is to get it down the lane....seems like there are quite a few stiff legs out on tour nowadays

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Re: Knee Continuation

Post by Mo Pinel » May 27th, 2013, 7:26 pm

wardo845 wrote:Knee continuation might be a bad thing on the fried heads they bowl on out there......I know where i live we have pretty dry conditions and the more knee bend i get the harder it is to get it down the lane....seems like there are quite a few stiff legs out on tour nowadays
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Re: Knee Continuation

Post by kboveington » May 27th, 2013, 11:24 pm

I bowl primarily 2 handed now. Does belmo and osku / better 2 handed players have knee continuation?
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Re: Knee Continuation

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Re: Knee Continuation

Post by kboveington » May 28th, 2013, 1:08 am

Thank you for that link. The video was very detailed and informative but did not address knee continuation.
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Re: Knee Continuation

Post by kellytehuna » May 28th, 2013, 4:48 am

If you watch that video, in the first shot of Belmo, you can clearly see his knee continue. Like, the first 4 seconds of the video :)
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Re: Knee Continuation

Post by JMerrell » May 28th, 2013, 1:11 pm

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Re: Knee Continuation

Post by kboveington » May 29th, 2013, 1:20 pm

Thanks for breaking it down in those 2 images. Now I know what knee continuation is. Since KNEE CONTINUATION was NOT mentioned in the video how was I supposed to know what I was looking for.
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Re: Knee Continuation

Post by wardo845 » May 29th, 2013, 3:35 pm

Mo Pinel wrote: Wrong!
mo I seem to get early hook the more my knee bends but we have garbage conditions anyway......what would be the difference between sitting into the shot for knee bend vs just letting your knee continue to bend as you slide? I'm thinking I may be seeing the ball hook early when I sit in the shot

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Re: Knee Continuation

Post by Mo Pinel » May 29th, 2013, 7:16 pm

kboveington wrote:Thanks for breaking it down in those 2 images. Now I know what knee continuation is. Since KNEE CONTINUATION was NOT mentioned in the video how was I supposed to know what I was looking for.
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Just look when you get the phrase "knee continuation".

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Re: Knee Continuation

Post by Mo Pinel » May 29th, 2013, 7:17 pm

wardo845 wrote:mo I seem to get early hook the more my knee bends but we have garbage conditions anyway......what would be the difference between sitting into the shot for knee bend vs just letting your knee continue to bend as you slide? I'm thinking I may be seeing the ball hook early when I sit in the shot
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Re: Knee Continuation

Post by kboveington » May 29th, 2013, 7:53 pm

Thanks again to jmerrell for sending me the link with belmo and osku.

However Mo, I watched that video all the way through a second time and there was once again nothing on knee continuation. Don't make me sound like an idiot. I would suggest doing a little research before a post. :P
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Post by kellytehuna » May 29th, 2013, 8:58 pm

I don't think Mo was suggesting the video mentioned knee continuation. Rather that you possibly didn't understand what knee continuation was to start with. Something I thought as well, based on some of your later comments.
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Re: Knee Continuation

Post by JMerrell » May 29th, 2013, 9:22 pm

kboveington wrote:Thanks again to jmerrell for sending me the link with belmo and osku.

However Mo, I watched that video all the way through a second time and there was once again nothing on knee continuation. Don't make me sound like an idiot. I would suggest doing a little research before a post. :P
My apologizes, I don't think anyone was trying to make you sound like an idiot. That is not the style on this site, we are here to freely share knowledge. Like many things in life, you have to know what your looking for to find it.

Chat member Dean Champs video does an excellent job of providing visual explanations of technical terms used on this site. As a picture is worth a thousand words......enjoy.

http://wiki.bowlingchat.net/wiki/index. ... ease_Video" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Now after watching Dean's video, re-watch the Two-Handed video, in particular Belmo.

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Re: Knee Continuation

Post by kboveington » May 30th, 2013, 3:33 am

Thanks for clearing that up. I've been coached/ been coaching for years and never heard of the term knee continuation. I understand it now, and its something else in the bowling approach I can troubleshoot on myself and others. By no means am I certified but I try and help the willing whenever I can. Thanks again for another really good video. ;)
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Re: Knee Continuation

Post by JMerrell » May 30th, 2013, 12:41 pm

kboveington wrote: I've been coached/ been coaching for years and never heard of the term knee continuation. I understand it now, and its something else in the bowling approach I can troubleshoot on myself and others. By no means am I certified but I try and help the willing whenever I can. Thanks again for another really good video. ;)
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Re: Knee Continuation

Post by kajmk » May 30th, 2013, 7:17 pm

Here's a quote from Mo Pinel on one of the benefits of "knee continuation"

Source - viewtopic.php?f=6&t=384&p=3510&hilit=softer#p3510" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Post #9 - You may want to read the thread or parts of it for context

Excerpt - "... I recommend a little softer at the finish. Let the knee continue smoothly at the finish. SOFT KNEES CARRY CORNER PINS! SMOOOOOTH! A little softer hand. Don't break the egg! As you can tell, I believe in visualization. You can do this." Mo Pinel

By now you know of this websites wiki. You also know that it's a work in progress, so depth of explanation may vary. All members may add and update.

Here is the Glossary entry for Knee Continuation
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Re: Knee Continuation

Post by kboveington » May 31st, 2013, 3:38 am

Jmerrell, thanks for the encouragement. Some bowlers regardless of skill level want to see credentials lol but I try and help whenever I can and I hope others would do the same for me.
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