The BTM Ball Testing Team

About The BTM Ball Testing Team

The BTM Ball Testing Team is led by Eric Martinez. Our team of three testers has thrown and reviewed hundreds of bowling balls for Bowling This Month. When not testing balls for BTM, Eric owns and operates University Pro Shop in San Antonio, TX and he is an avid competitive bowler. Click here to learn more about how we test and review bowling balls.

Radical The Closer

Radical The Closer

The Closer is the latest symmetrical solid to join Radical’s Reliable line. This release features the Ai-39 cover that comes out of the box sanded at a 500/3000 SiaAir finish. The Closer provides strong movement in the middle of the... [Read More]

Columbia 300 Baller

Columbia 300 Baller

The Baller combines a new coverstock and a new asymmetric weight block to create a new high performance release for Columbia 300. Its ERT Hybrid coverstock comes out of the box at a 500/2000 Abralon finish, creating heavy traction in... [Read More]

Track In2ition

Track In2ition

The In2ition is the newest ball to join Track's High Performance line, and it features a brand new core and coverstock. It uses the newly-designed X-Type asymmetrical core design, providing a low RG and high flare potential. This core is... [Read More]

Motiv Forge Fire

Motiv Forge Fire

The Forge Fire is the latest Motiv release to use the symmetrical Detonator core shape. This follow-up to the original Forge also features the Infusion Hybrid Reactive cover, which is very responsive on the back end and gives more total... [Read More]

900 Global Money Badger Tour

900 Global Money Badger Tour

The Money Badger Tour is the second of two new entries into 900 Global’s Tour Preferred 700 series lineup, along with the Money Badger. This ball shares its Inverted Grapnel Asymmetric core with the Money Badger, so differences in these... [Read More]

Hammer Ruthless

Hammer Ruthless

The Hammer Ruthless features the return of the lightbulb-shaped 40 Watt core design, which is the same core that was used in the polished and pearlized Flawless from earlier this year. This higher RG and medium differential design keeps the Ruthless... [Read More]

900 Global Money Badger

900 Global Money Badger

The 900 Global Money Badger is one of two new entries into their Tour Preferred 700 series lineup, along with the Money Badger Tour. The Money Badger uses the S71 Pearl coverstock, which comes out of the box at a... [Read More]

Hammer Web Pearl

Hammer Web Pearl

The Web Pearl is the third release in Hammer's Web line, and it shares the same symmetrical Spheroid core design with the original Web, the Rhodmans, and the Bad Intentions. While the Web featured a sanded hybrid coverstock, the Web... [Read More]

Ebonite Game Breaker 3 Black/Blue

ebonite-game-breaker-3-black-blue

The Game Breaker 3 Black/Blue is the next advancement in the Game Breaker series for Ebonite. This ball features the highly successful Enhanced V2 symmetrical core design from the previous GB2 and GB3 releases, but with a different hybrid coverstock.... [Read More]

Track Paradox Red

track-paradox-red

The Paradox Red is the sixth entry into the Paradox line for Track, and it is the first of the six to use a reactive solid coverstock. Its Prime ET cover offered more length than the Paradox Black, with a... [Read More]