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A Look at the USBC’s Bowling Technology Study
Some thoughts on differential, balance holes, static imbalance, and coverstock oil absorption rate
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,...
15 Pounds vs. 16 Pounds
What bowling ball weight is best for your game?
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...
Welcome Back to the Sport of Bowling – Part 2
A lot has changed since you were last here!
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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