Youth Lane Play and Skill Development Clinic

Youth bowlers! Join us at the ITRC on Jan. 8, 2022, to learn more about making physical, lane and ball adjustments to find success on multiple lane conditions.

This clinic will feature on-lane and classroom training sessions looking at:

  • Specto analysis
  • Physical game awareness
  • Lane play skill development
  • Speed and launch angle control and release adjustments
  • Spare game development
  • Attacking oil patterns from the Junior Gold Championships, Storm Youth Championships and other sport-compliant conditions

DATES AND DETAILS
When: Jan. 8, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Cost: $300
Eligible: All bowlers under 18 years old
Maximum number of participants: 10

To register, call the ITRC at 800-752-2671.

ITRC 2021 Holiday Challenge

Be sure to visit the ITRC this holiday season for the chance to save and win! On select days in December, we’ll be offering open play for $10 per hour, with the opportunity to compete in our Holiday Challenge! The dates we’ll be hosting these deals are:

  • Wednesday, Dec. 22 (Handicap Holiday Event)
  • Thursday, Dec. 23 (Scratch Holiday Event)
  • Wednesday, Dec. 29 (Handicap Holiday Event)
  • Thursday, Dec. 30 (Scratch Holiday Event)

All bowlers at the ITRC will be able to train at the home of Team USA for $10 per hour, and for an additional $10, compete in the Holiday Challenge. The Holiday Challenge will feature three games, with the highest series each day in three separate divisions – Youth (18 and under), Adult and Senior (age 50 and older) – winning a high-performance bowling ball!

Contact the ITRC for more information on the Holiday Challenge!

ITRC Thanksgiving Challenge

Visit the ITRC over the holiday break to take part in the ITRC Thanksgiving Challenge! Check out the details below:

Dates and Details
Wednesday, Nov. 24 and Saturday, Nov. 27
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Cost: $10 per person per hour for open play
Optional Addition: $10 Spare Challenge
The Spare Challenge involves shooting at nine different spares, plus one full rack, and the score is based on the number of shots it takes to complete the challenge. The lowest score after the session on Nov. 27 will win a high-performance reactive ball. Participants can enter the Spare Challenge multiple times, and the winner can pick up their bowling ball on or after Dec. 1.

Lane Play Clinic

This clinic is designed to help players of all skill levels master the ability to understand lane play and the components that go into making the right decisions while competing. This full-day clinic will be limited to the first 10 individuals to register, and students will have the opportunity to work with the ITRC staff on the following items:

  • Classroom and on-lane training sessions
  • Lane patterns
    • Knowledge, strategy and experience
    • Reading lanes, understanding transition
  • Bowler release properties
  • Specto analysis
    • Physical game awareness and understanding
  • Bowling ball knowledge
    • Types
    • Cores and covers
    • Surface

Clinic Dates and Details
Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost: $300
Note: This is lane play and physical game awareness camp.

To register, call the ITRC at 800-752-2671.

ITRC Pro Shop Clinic

The ITRC offers a four-day pro shop training course covering all aspects of pro shop operations, including IBPSIA certification. Space is limited to five participants per instructor.

The course overview includes:

  • Pro Shop Terminology
  • Fitting and Drilling
    • Bowler Physical Properties
    • Measuring Devices
    • Tool Operation
  • Product Knowledge
    • Balls
      • Coverstock
      • Core Design
      • Weight Systems and Balance Properties
      • Layouts
      • Ball Motion
      • Arsenal Building
    • Bags
    • Shoes
    • Accessories
  • Work Bench Activities
    • Drilling
    • Machining Oval Thumbs
    • Ball Layout Design
    • Plugging
    • Resurfacing
    • Repairs
    • Insert Replacement
  • Lane Work
    • Customer Needs Analysis
    • Product Delivery
    • Lessons
    • Use of Video Equipment
  • Customer Service
  • Business Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Exam/IBPSIA Certification

Cost: $995

Instructor: Lou Marquez – USBC Gold Coach and IBPSIA Master Certified

For dates, please call Lou Marquez at 817-385-8279 or email lou.marquez@bowl.com to reserve your spot in the class.

Fall Clinics at the ITRC

A full-day clinic will be hosted at the home of Team USA, with space limited. Students will have the opportunity to work with the ITRC staff in a specific category:

  • Classroom and on-lane training sessions
  • Bowler release property discovery
  • Physical game analysis and training
  • BowlersMap and Strike Seeker videos
  • Specto Analysis Report
  • Specto Ball Performance Report (maximum of three bowling balls)

Clinic Dates and Details
Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021
For adults 18 years of age and older with averages of 180 and below (limited to five people)
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost: $300

To view the clinic flyer, click here.

To register, call the ITRC at 800-752-2671.

2021 ITRC Summer Clinics

The ITRC is offering two full-day clinics this summer for bowlers age 18 and older with averages of 185 and below. The dates for the clinics will be Saturday, July 10 and Saturday, Sept. 4.

The September 4 date is SOLD OUT.

Each clinic will go from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and cost $300. The clinic is limited to the first 10 individuals for each clinic, so be sure to fill out the form below to reserve your spot.

Students will have the opportunity to work with the ITRC staff on items such as:

  • Classroom and on-lane training sessions
  • Bowler release property discovery
  • Physical game analysis and training
  • BowlersMap and Strike Seeker videos
  • Specto analysis report
  • Specto ball performance report (maximum of three bowling balls)

Register today! If you have any additional questions, please visit our Contact Us page.

The September 4 date is SOLD OUT.

The Bowling Combine – 2021 Athlete Assessment Program

The Bowling Combine – 2021 Athlete Assessment Program took place at the International Training and Research Center in Arlington, Texas, from June 2-Aug. 28, 2021. To learn more about The Bowling Combine, please visit our information pages. More information about the 2022 Bowling Combine will be available at a later date.

Information Pages: Athletes | Coaches

Youth Presidents Day Special

CANCEL DUE TO POWER OUTAGES

Give us some presidential trivia and bowl for $10 per hour at the ITRC on Presidents Day!

From 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, youth bowlers can receive this special rate by providing obscure but TRUE trivia on a particular president. The youth athlete will be provided with the actual president after the registration is received by the ITRC staff.

If the youth bowler does not provide trivia, the price will be $20 per hour. Adults will be allowed to bowl, if space allows, for $20 per hour.
WE ARE CANCELLING THIS DUE TO POWER OUTAGES

Youth Presidents Day Special

Team Play Strategy Clinic

Do you want to learn some of the secrets to team success in bowling? Check out our Team Play Strategy Clinic to find out some of the methods used by the most successful teams in the sport!

From strategy, lane pattern knowledge, equipment preparation and team culture, learn why working as a team will maximize your efforts and create a better scoring environment – whether you’re bowling league, a city or state tournament or even the USBC Open or Women’s Championships! This clinic is a must for teams looking to take their game to the next level!

Clinics will be held on Feb. 26 and March 6, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the ITRC. The cost will be $50 per person, with a maximum class size of 25 people. The clinic will consist of on-lane tactical training and a classroom discussion.

We encourage you to bring your own teams (four or five people). Groups of three of less will be mixed together to form bigger groups.

Register your team now and pay for the clinic on the day of the event. The “team captain” will register the team and designate the number of players and averages. Fill out the form below to reserve your spot:

2021 Team Strategy Clinics

Pattern Breakdown Team Concepts
    One registration per group, please.