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.

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.