USBC Coaching Silver Class – Dec. 16-18

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 at each clinic to five participants per instructor. For more information, please contact Lou Marquez by phone at 817-385-8279 or email at lou.marquez@bowl.com.

February Pro Shop Clinic
Feb. 15-18, 2023, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day
Cost: $995
REGISTER HERE

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

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

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.