Featured Bowling Ball Reviews

AMF Unreal

AMF Unreal

The Unreal offers bowlers another viable option for heavy oil patterns from the AMF brand. While this ball has a bit less total hook than the AMF Pure, it creates an earlier and more arc-shaped motion. This is a result... [Read More]

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900 Global Chemical X

The 900 Global Chemical X is the second ball we've reviewed in the new Tour Preferred series.  This ball uses a new lower differential core called Pod Symmetric. It is enclosed in a solid version of the S55 coverstock, used... [Read More]

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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]

The BTM Archive – Featured Content

Four-Tenths of a Second That Can Change Your Life – Part 2

Four-Tenths of a Second That Can Change Your Life - Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, I suggested that there be a change to the basic four step timing routine. I suggested that most bowlers would be better off waiting until the first step is completed before putting the ball... [Read More]

Staying Behind the Ball Better and Getting the Most Out of Practice Sessions

Staying Behind the Ball Better and Getting the Most Out of Practice Sessions

Welcome back to the Round Table! Once again we have two excellent questions and I think the answers provided by our elite panel of coaches will be a big help to many of you. The first question deals with the... [Read More]

Follow Through Low, Long, and Outward

Follow Through Low, Long, and Outward

In a previous issue, I stressed the importance of avoiding the lift and loft method of execution. Although this was popular and perhaps a necessity in the rubber ball era, it became a detriment with the advent of urethane bowling... [Read More]

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]