What feels like eons ago, in 2020, I penned an article titled No "I" in Team. That article focused on individual expectations of a bowler who is part of a team, and how that bowler could better manage their team contributions.... [Read More]
Pin Perspectives: How Slow Can You Go?
As leagues approach the halfway point of the season, I hope everyone has acclimated to all the new things they encountered to start the season: new bowling balls or shoes, new approaches or lanes, new teammates, or new leagues. Or... [Read More]
Pin Perspectives: What’s Old Is New Again?
When I was a child attending school, our teachers would often begin the new school year by asking us to write about what we did over the summer. Well, readers, this is my story… After my urethane article was published earlier... [Read More]
Pin Perspectives: Much Ado About Nothing?
In recent months, there have been several major rule changes in the world of bowling, some from the USBC and some from the PBA. These rulings have been controversial, to say the least, and have generated much heated debate and... [Read More]
Pin Perspectives: Bowling With Anger
A while back, I wrote an article entitled Bowling Angry, which discussed anger’s negative impact on bowling outcomes. Last week, during league, feeling fed up with my lackluster performance during games one and two, I found myself channeling my anger... [Read More]
Pin Perspectives: Pros and Cons of Urethane Bowling Balls
In American composer and singing star Billy Joel’s classic song, “We Didn’t Start the Fire,” he sings about former President "Richard Nixon back again." For those of us who remember, urethane was hailed as an amazing development in bowling ball... [Read More]
Pin Perspectives: The Nuts and Bolts of Slump Busting
In a sport requiring consistency and repetition, combined with the many moving parts of the modern game, it only takes a small cog in the gears to get stuck to start you on your way to a slump. Perhaps it’s... [Read More]
Pin Perspectives: Is Bowling Really This Complicated?
One only needs to peruse the many articles and pages of BTM to conclude that this is truly the technical magazine for bowlers. Further, use the search box feature on BTM’s home page and you will find multiple articles on... [Read More]
Pin Perspectives: Rule or Duel
Bowling, like any sport, has its unique set of playing rules, without which we wouldn’t know what we’re supposed to do, where we are supposed to do it, and how. Rules provide more than mere structure to an activity or... [Read More]
Pin Perspectives: With Strings Attached
Bowling is a business like any other. While we in the Bowling This Month family immerse ourselves in the skills and knowledge that are key to better bowling, at times it is equally important to open our eyes to the... [Read More]