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Featured Bowling Ball Articles
Coach, I’ve Got a Question! – March 2022
In this recurring feature, I’ll be answering questions from Bowling This Month readers, or questions I’ve received from bowlers I work with, that might not require the depth of a full-length article, but that can definitely benefit more than just...
Debunking Ball Weight Myths
Could you drop weight and increase hitting power?
Whenever I have a discussion about ball weight with a bowler, I think of Leonard Thieman. At the age of 76, I asked him if he thought he should give up using 16-pound equipment and switch to 15-pound balls. His...
Bowling Ball FAQs
Narrowing your options, the R&D process, and more
In my capacity as International Sales Manager for Brunswick, I’m both exposed to all the new technologies and equipment as they are developed and I'm responsible for presenting this information to distributors and consumers alike at trade shows and other...
Equipment for the Four Competition Zones
A proven system to rank and select bowling balls
When it comes to lane play in the modern game, it simply isn’t enough to have the skills you need for all of the competition zones. You also need the right equipment. In this article, I’m going to review the...
Keeping It Simple: Ball Surface
Today, we are going to cover (pun intended) the surface of the bowling ball. Coverstock design, preparation, and management are the three areas we will be exploring, with a focus on maintaining the life and reaction of the bowling ball....
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