The BTM Book Report: ‘Talent Is Overrated’

The BTM Book Report: 'Talent Is Overrated'

About the Book Title: Talent Is Overrated Author: Geoff Colvin Length: 256 pages (paperback) Publisher: Portfolio Copyright Year: 2008 Geoff Colvin’s Talent Is Overrated is another book in the growing literature about performance. Written mostly from a business perspective, it... [Read More]

ThroBot: When Accuracy Counts

ThroBot: When Accuracy Counts

One of the questions we ask over and over is, “How do we know that?” It doesn’t matter whether someone is pontificating on some aspect of bowling ball motion or whether they are talking about the proper way to execute... [Read More]

An Interview with Bob Learn, Jr.

Confidence is his winning edge

Since that day when Bob Learn, Jr. tied or broke most of the PBA’s TV scoring records for an individual and led the five-member field to still other record-breaking performances, BTM has had numerous requests for information about him. In... [Read More]

Give It a Hand

When you are being measured for a bowling ball, the pro shop takes care to check the flexibility of the thumb and fingers, check for fatty tissue, and for bone length. While this has become the accepted method of fitting... [Read More]