Featured Bowling Ball Reviews

DV8 Thug Corrupt

DV8 Thug Corrupt

The third introduction into DV8's Thug series is the Thug Corrupt. This ball shares the same Thug Low RG Asymmetric core shape as the previous two Thug releases. The difference the Corrupt provides is the sanded Composite Hybrid coverstock, giving... [Read More]

Hammer Black Widow Red Legend Solid

Hammer Black Widow Red Legend Solid

The Black Widow Legend line grows with the release of the Red Legend Solid. This ball uses the wildly successful Gas Mask core that it shares with the previous two in the line, the Black Widow Legend and the Black... [Read More]

Motiv Primal Rage Remix

Motiv Primal Rage Remix

The Motiv Primal Rage Remix is exactly what its name suggests: it is an updated and "remixed" version of the original red Primal Rage from 2013. The new Remix uses the same Impluse V2 core design found in the original... [Read More]

Track Paradox

Track Paradox

The Track Paradox is Track's newest high performance release and it certainly comes with high expectations, thanks to all the buzz about it on the social media channels from Track staffers over the summer. The Paradox uses a modified version... [Read More]

Track Legion

Track Legion

The Track Legion is the newest introduction into Track’s upper-mid performance lineup. This ball is one of two new releases that go back to a more tradition naming structure than the previous two systems of using numbers and letters in... [Read More]

The BTM Archive – Featured Content

Quick Fixes and Preps for the Upcoming Season

Quick Fixes and Preps for the Upcoming Season

It’s August and the bowling season is right around the corner. Last month, I assigned a bit of summer homework to help you improve some fundamentals. This month, I wanted to discuss some of things to help get you started... [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]

Patterns in 3D

Patterns-in-3D

Unlike other sports, where the environment is clearly identifiable, the playing field in bowling is nearly invisible to the naked eye. As they compete, bowlers can’t see the actual structure or topography of the lane condition used in competition. Rather,... [Read More]

How to Transfer Energy Cleanly

How to Transfer Energy Cleanly

The physical game is best understood in terms of energy transfer. You transfer energy from the body to the bowling ball. As you move through the approach, you build potential energy that is transferred to kinetic energy at the release.... [Read More]