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Hitting Up

Post by Linknblue » December 5th, 2021, 7:31 pm

What are some good drills/techniques to use to stop hitting up on the ball? I've got one league where the lanes are dry with no hold from the git/go. In my effort to get the balls down the lane with extension it causes me to hit up on the ball.

I'm 30 pins lower in this league and it's not a sport shot. I've tried every ball in my arsenal of equipment (16 balls) and so far nothing consistent.
John H. in Lincoln, CA
PAP =5 over and 1/2" up
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Re: Hitting Up

Post by kajmk » December 5th, 2021, 8:40 pm

Maybe this can help. Let usknow if this helps or not, whether you agree or disagree.

Mental cue, send fingers to the focal point at the pin deck, think roll.

Short video by Rick Benoit

Two articles by Ron Clifton



In this video MAXIMUM BOWLING at about 18 minutes, Marshall and John discuss release point and release angle, some mental cues, like landing an airplane ...

http://wiki.bowlingchat.net/wiki/index. ... um_Bowling
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