Bowler Ratings


Bowler ratings are from 1 to 10 in order of Stroker (ST), Tweener (TW), Cranker (CR)

Note: Ratings are only available to our premium members.

General Info

Name:Venom Shock
Reviewed:April 2014
Coverstock Specs
Name:Turmoil MFS
Type:Reactive Solid
Box Finish:4000 Grit Sanded
Color:Purple / Purple Solid
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.000

For details on our standard test layouts, please click here.

The new Motiv Venom Shock takes the proven Gear core and combines it with a new solid coverstock. The MFS (Medium Friction Solid) cover is a step down from the HFS shell that is on the Covert Revolt. This new cover comes out of the box at 4000 grit.

The Venom Shock was most successful on our medium test pattern. All three testers saw a great midlane read and a strong continuous motion from the breakpoint though the back end. None of the testers touched the finish on this pattern. We had just the right combination of length and hook

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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.