Bowling balls are expensive. When they aren't properly maintained, their performance can diminish quickly, due in part to the accumulation of oil, grease, and dirt in the coverstock. Maintaining the surface cleanliness of your bowling balls can help them preserve... [Read More]
Some Thoughts on Bowling Ball Surface Wear and Lane Oils
Understanding ball motion and lane transition are important factors in reaching your optimum scoring potential. Many things are occurring simultaneously that alter ball motion. Namely, the lane oil is depleting and the ball surface is changing, as I discussed in... [Read More]
Surface Management: What’s Your Number?
An analysis of coverstock surface finish and wear
Do you prep the surface of your bowling ball? Do you use abrasive pads to change ball motion? Do you try to manipulate the most important factor in ball motion? I certainly do. All of the information I have read... [Read More]
Suffering the Bowler Blues?
Here are four steps to slump salvation
Every bowler experiences occasions of lower than expected performance. The four steps to salvation from this malady that are presented in this article refocus attention on the most important facets of a bowler's performance. As a coach, I often hear... [Read More]