Featured Bowling Ball Reviews

Storm Sky Rocket

Storm Sky Rocket

The Storm Sky Rocket is the newest addition to the Thunder line. The Booster core from the original Rocket returns and this time it is matched up with Storm's R2S Pearl coverstock. The Sky Rocket comes out of the box... [Read More]

Track Tour X Solid

Track Tour X Solid

The latest mid-price release from Track is their new Tour X Solid. This ball follows up the original pearlized Tour X by sharing the same DNA weight block, but this one uses a solid recipe of their DR-4 coverstock. This... [Read More]

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Hammer Arson High Flare

The newest mid-price ball from Hammer is the Arson High Flare. While the name will be familiar to Hammer fans, the High Flare is new both in core and coverstock. The new Modified Arson 2 weight block is similar in... [Read More]

900 Global Respect Pearl

900 Global Respect Pearl

The Respect Pearl is the new eye candy for the 900 Global lineup this season. This ball uses the same Tetra core as the first Respect, but this time surrounds it with a pearlized version of the 74 Response coverstock.... [Read More]

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900 Global Dream Big

The newest addition to 900 Global’s high-end Engineer series is the Dream Big. This ball uses the 79 Alert Solid coverstock, where the previous releases in this line, the Dream and Dream On, used versions of the 74 Alert cover.... [Read More]

The BTM Archive – Featured Content

How Far Should You Slide?

How Far Should You Slide?

For many readers, you will clearly recall PBA and USBC Hall of Famer Marshall Holman starting with his heels off the back of the approach running to the foul line and utilizing a very lengthy slide before releasing the ball.... [Read More]

The Bowling Diet – Part 1

The Bowling Diet - Part 1

If I asked most bowlers who their favorite athlete is, they probably would not name another bowler. Such is the stigma of our sport, that we even view ourselves as non-athletes. Bowling is a precision sport, so while it doesn’t... [Read More]

Staying Lined Up – Part 1

Staying Lined Up - Part 1

Over the next several issues, I wanted to cover a topic near and dear to the hearts of many bowlers: staying lined up. I’ve seen many systems and strategies over the years to help bowlers get lined up before a... [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]