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It takes more than luck to become a great bowler. The path to elite-level status can take a decade or more, even for those with a strong work ethic, great coaching, and access to the best equipment.
Navigating the road to bowling success can be a long, daunting, and confusing journey. That's why Bowling This Month offers legitimate help from expert coaches to assist you in your development process as a bowler. Think of us as your personal tour guide, equipped to show you the shortcuts while steering you away from dead-ends.
For over 25 years, we've been the go-to technical resource for bowlers, coaches, and pro shop operators alike. With our proven expertise and commitment to excellence, we've earned the trust and loyalty of thousands of satisfied customers. Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out, we have the knowledge, tools, and resources you need to improve your bowling skills and reach your goals. Our comprehensive articles, expert tips, and equipment reviews are designed to help you achieve success on and off the lanes.
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Our team of contributors study the sport of bowling at the highest level and provide you with advanced, actionable knowledge that can take your skills to the next level. Here's what you can look forward to:
- Expert contributors: Our team includes USBC Gold and Silver certified coaches, bowling industry professionals with decades of experience, national team coaches, collegiate coaches, and subject matter experts in their fields of study. We take pride in providing you with the most comprehensive and actionable knowledge in the sport of bowling.
- Comprehensive topics: We believe that a smarter bowler is a better bowler. That's why we cover a wide range of topics, including knowledge of equipment, a strong mental game, understanding of lane play strategies, biomechanics, arsenal sequencing, layout techniques, and much more. We understand that a solid physical game is no longer the only prerequisite for bowling success. In today's game, there's so much more to know, and we are here to help you master every aspect of the sport.
- A vast archive of instructional content: As a subscriber, you will gain immediate access to a growing archive of some of our best instructional articles of all time. Our archive currently contains 792 high-quality articles, and we add more every single week!
A small sampling of our recently-published instructional articles is shown below, just to give you an idea of some of the types of topics we typically cover. Remember, though...this is just a very small sampling of the 792 (and growing) articles that you'll have access to as a Bowling This Month subscriber.
Uncover the Best Bowling Balls for Your Game With Our Unbiased and In-Depth Reviews and Ratings
Looking for the perfect bowling ball can be a daunting task, especially with so many options available. But fear not! Our team is dedicated to testing and reviewing the latest bowling equipment to help you make an informed decision. We understand that a bowling ball is a big investment, and we want to help you find the right one for your game. Here's how we can assist you:
- Unified rating system: We've developed a reliable four-point performance rating scale that we use to rate all balls we review. This means you can compare different brands and models with confidence, and get a clear understanding of how each ball performs.
- Multiple testers and oil patterns: We know that everyone has their own unique bowling style, and that's why we use multiple testers who cover a range of styles. We also test each ball on four different oil patterns, from wet to dry, to ensure that our reviews are relevant to your game.
- Interactive comparison tools: Our website features easy-to-use tools to help you compare different balls and their performance. Our sortable, filterable, and customizable ball comparison tables and four-dimensional ball performance rating graphs are incredibly helpful. We also have a head-to-head ball comparison tool that allows you to see how different balls stack up against each other.
A small sampling of the bowling balls we've recently tested and reviewed is shown below. As you can see, we typically cover new releases for all of bowling's major equipment manufacturers. And remember...this is just a very small sampling of the 1156 (and growing) bowling ball reviews that you'll have access to as a Bowling This Month subscriber.
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Our customers include some of the most experienced and knowledgeable bowling enthusiasts in the world. Many of them have been subscribers with us for 20+ years. When we asked them to share their thoughts and experiences as Bowling This Month subscribers, they didn't hesitate to share these reviews.
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I often get ask when participating in Pro Am events what is the place to go for coaching, technical bowling information, or generally how to improve knowledge of the game. I always point them towards BTM, as the knowledge I have learned from BTM's authors and coaches have helped me improve and take my game to a much higher level, including a PBA regional title! Topics from the physical game, to lane play, to ball motion and the mental approach are all covered. It is a must for all serious bowlers who want to improve and continue learning more about the sport we love.
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We've compiled a short list of questions that we frequently get from our potential customers. With any luck, whatever questions you might have will be answered below. If not, please don't hesitate to contact us and we'll do our best to answer all of your additional questions.
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Our customers are serious competitive league and tournament bowlers, pro shop owners and employees, and professional bowling coaches. We are the technical resource for people who are serious about bowling and who want to learn more about our sport. If you're obsessed with bowling and want to improve your skills, knowledge, and enjoyment of the sport, you're in the right place!
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We're an online magazine, which means all of our content is published online via our website. As a subscriber, you get access to our full online archive of bowling instructional articles and bowling ball reviews. Additionally, you get access to our customizable bowling ball comparison tools. And, you get to participate in discussions with our contributors and with other subscribers. In an average month, we publish about six new instructional articles (averaging 2000+ words each) and 10 in-depth bowling ball reviews (averaging 1000+ words each). Above all else, what you get is high-quality information that is written, edited, and vetted by a diverse team of bowling industry professionals. This isn't just a forum or blog where we give you our opinions. Bowling This Month is a professional-grade online publication for serious bowlers.
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