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Featured Bowling Ball Articles

Some thoughts on differential, balance holes, static imbalance, and coverstock oil absorption rate

A Look at the USBC's Bowling Technology Study

About a month ago, the USBC published the results of a recent research project that examined bowling balls and their impact on the bowling environment. This project, which they are calling the Bowling Technology Study, primarily examined bowling ball RGs,...

What bowling ball weight is best for your game?

15 Pounds vs. 16 Pounds

There is an old saying that reads as follows: “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” This statement rings true today in the world of bowling, as we are seeing a common topic widely debated that has...

The Resurgence of Urethane Bowling Balls

Over the last few years, we have started to see a resurgence of urethane bowling balls on the tournament scene. I personally credit Ryan Ciminelli for starting this craze. Back in 2009, I decided to take my shot at competing...

A lot has changed since you were last here!

Welcome Back to the Sport of Bowling - Part 2

Welcome back to Part 2 of, well, the Welcome Back to the Sport of Bowling series (click here for Part 1). I started this series because I have had so many bowlers in the last couple of years contact me...

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...

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IssueArticle TitleAuthor
A Look at the USBC's Bowling Technology Study
15 Pounds vs. 16 Pounds
The Resurgence of Urethane Bowling Balls
Welcome Back to the Sport of Bowling - Part 2
Some Thoughts on Bowling Ball Surface Wear and Lane Oils
The PWBA Round Table: Bowling Ball Selection and Matching Up
This Ball is Too Weak, This Ball is Too Strong, This Ball is Just Right!
Bowling Ball Strategies
Surface Management: What's Your Number?
The Spaces Between
Fast and Furious Changes in the Game of Bowling
Demystifying Ball Manufacturers' Websites
Ball Speed and the Right Equipment
Writers’ Thoughts on Timing and RG
A Discussion on Surface Preparation and Maintenance
Some Simple Guidelines
Ball Weight, Ball Speed, Pin Carry, and Wrist Braces
Arsenal Analysis
The Dishwasher and Other Bowling Tools
Prepping You and Your Equipment for Nationals and Is Drifting Okay?
Bowling Ball Surface Management
Ball Weight
The Non-Physical / Non-Mental Game