Featured Bowling Ball Reviews

columbia-300-urge

Columbia 300 Urge

The Urge offers lots of firsts for Columbia 300. For starters, it is the first new ball in a new line and price point structure for Columbia 300. This ball lands in the new Orange Line performance category, which is... [Read More]

Ebonite Warrior

Ebonite Warrior

The Warrior is the newest high performance release from Ebonite. This ball joins the Honor and the Pivot Point as polished balls at this price point. The Warrior uses the new GB 13.3 Pearl coverstock, which is a different formulation... [Read More]

AM Pure Adrenaline

AMF Pure Adrenaline

The follow-up complement to the Pure for AMF this summer will be the Pure Adrenaline. This release uses the same symmetrical Combustion core shape from the Pure, but this version has slightly different densities that raise the RG and differential... [Read More]

Motiv Ascent Apex Pink/Green

Motiv Ascent Apex Pink/Green Pearl

The Ascent Apex Pink/Green Pearl is the second release from Motiv with the Ascent Apex name. Last summer produced the Mountain Blue color scheme, while this year's version offers a much brighter color combination. This ball again uses the Fusion... [Read More]

900 Global Black Ops

900 Global Black Ops

The 900 Global Black Ops joins the Break Down and the All Night in 900 Global’s Preferred line. They are giving away massive performance at this price point with this newest release. The Black Ops takes the popular S70 Solid... [Read More]

The BTM Archive – Featured Content

Weather Conditions and the Speed of Your Ball

Weather Conditions and the Speed of Your Ball

As many of you who have read my articles know, when I discuss timing in the physical game, my preference is to refer to it as rhythm. There is another timing in bowling that many players overlook and, quite frankly,... [Read More]

Bring Your Best Approach to the Dance

Bring Your Best Approach to the Dance

Bowling isn’t ballet, but alignment, step cadence, knee bend, and balance are critical physical factors that determine a player’s performance on the lanes. The bowling approach can be compared to the movements of a ballet dancer: smooth, effortless, graceful, and,... [Read More]

Tough Enough

Tough Enough

“When you’re playing against a stacked deck, compete even harder. Show the world how much you’ll fight for the winner’s circle. If you do, some day the cellophane will crackle off a fresh pack, one that belongs to you, and... [Read More]

Calculating a Downswing Angle

Calculating a Downswing Angle

In order to maximize energy transfer to the bowling ball, a bowler must establish a strong hand position into the release. To obtain a great hand position at release, the index finger should be pointing at the pins. This requires... [Read More]