PRO SHOP OPENING HOURS
Monday to Friday: 8:30AM to 5:00PM | Saturday & Sunday: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Book an appointment for: Ball Drilling, Practice with Specto Bowling or a Tenpin Bowling Lesson
BALL DRILLING CERTIFICATION
We offer four (4) ball drilling certification classes each year. The classes usually lasts four days and cover a wide range of topics, from beginners to more advanced. There is something for everyone in our drilling classes.
Our next IBPSIA HOTS drilling class will be held in Roberval (Lake Saint-Jean, Saguenay Region) from January 22 to 25, 2024. Mark Buffa will be making the trip up north so make sure to jump on this opportunity to get one of the best training in the world!
See flyer below for all infos. Scroll down the page to fill out our form to register for this course. Thanks!
IBPSIA HOTS DRILLING COURSE
Sponsored by Spectre Pro Shop Software
Get 3 months of Spectre Cloud FREE by registering for this course. A value of 90$US.
Don’t miss the opportunity to receive some of the finest training in the world!
The cost is $1750.00CAD/person for the 4 day course. Each class is limited to 4 students, so please sign up early. This is an IBPSIA accredited Hands On Training Session.
Buffa Distribution offers a few different dates throughout the year to attend our IBPSIA HOTS (Hands On Training Session) Drilling Course. All our IBPSIA HOTS Drilling Course are held at our office in Saint-Leonard, Quebec.
AVAILABLE DATES EACH YEAR:
- Last week of the month of February;
- Last week of the month of May;
- Last week of the month of August;
- Last week of the month of November.
There needs to be a minimum of 3 students signed up in order for the course to happen, if not, it will be cancelled and postponed to the following date.
- Proper Fitting Techniques
- Bowling Ball Layout
- Drilling Instructions
- Ball Resurfacing and Refinishing
- Bowling Ball Plugging
- Ball Weighing
- How to Use Spectre Bowling
- New USBC Rules
- Training Manual
- Plaque (upon completion of exam)
- IBPSIA Membership for the current season
- Spectre Bowling Licence
- Discounts on Pro Shop Tools & Merchandise
DISCOVER THE MAN BEHIND OUR DRILLING COURSES: MARK BUFFA
Mark Buffa is the CEO of Buffa Distribution, the biggest bowling distribution center in Canada. He has 19 years of experience as a ball driller. He is IPBSIA certified, USBC silver certified coach, 2013 World Championship gold medalist, 2007 Canadian National Champion and he has been a member of Team Canada 9 times.
Mark’s passion for the sport of bowling has enabled him to travel around the world, helping bowlers of different shapes and sizes get to the next level with a proper fit and proper arsenal analysis.
"The goal of this course is to spread the knowledge so you can do the same in your area!"