October 20, 2021

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

  • 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, Oct. 9, 2021
For adults 18 years of age and older (limited to five people)
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost: $300

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.

Hours for the ITRC

The International Training and Research Center’s hours of operation are:

  • Wednesday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Sunday – Tuesday: Closed

In addition, the ITRC will be available seven days a week for private events, camps and clinics or tournaments. Be sure to visit our contact page to reach out by phone or our contact form.