BowlingFans.com, The site for the fans, by the fans....






tips...helping you improve your game
Tom Blasco's Expert Bowling Tips

-Ball Reaction Elements

02/27/2001 - By Tom Blasco
      All of us as bowlers are interested. All of us ask the same questions relating to the importance of ball reaction elements. Here is a listing I've been accumulating for over 5 years relative to this subject and in the order of importance, as I review them. Trust me I didn't dream them up, they come from numerous repetiable sources doing this much longer than I have.

  1. Cover stock
    1. Surface (Highly Aggressive, Very Aggressive, Mild) (Dull or Shiny)
    2. Sanding
    3. Solids vs. Pearls
  2. Track Flare (Axis Migration) (High Flare vs. Low Flare Balls)
  3. Bowler's Style (Boomer, Tweener, Stroker and all those in between)
  4. RG Factor (High RG vs Low RG)
  5. Differential
  6. Core Torque (High, Medium, Low)
    1. Bowler Created Torque
    2. Axis Tilt and Axis Rotation
  7. Other Ball Applications
    1. Balance Holes (Tilted or Straight) (On or Below Axis or Equator)
    2. Top Weight
    3. Center of Gravity (CG)
    4. Pin In vs. Pin Out
  8. Mass Bias
  9. Static Weights
  10. General Ball Knowledge (Lenght, Back End, Hook)
    1. Deceleration
    2. Drilling the Ball
  11. Ball Reaction Generalities (Based on Bowlers Style and his bag of tricks)



We're here to help!

At BowlingCommunity.com you can get FREE advice from bowling coaches and league bowlers who thrive on helping other bowlers!
Post questions about your game, your technique or find how to overcome difficult lane conditions. You can even post videos of yourself bowling for critique and constructive criticism.

BowlingCommunity.com Recent Posts
no one on for 5 days
by djp1080 - Today at 11:18 AM
True Motion vs. Black Widow Urethane
by Mkirchie - Yesterday at 07:28 AM
Summer Leagues 2018 thread
by Dennis Michael - 05/16/18 12:26 AM
Fall/Winter Leagues 2017-18 thread
by Dennis Michael - 05/12/18 06:43 PM
2018 USBC Open Championships Syracuse NY
by 6_ball_man - 05/03/18 03:10 PM
For the good of the sport?
by Dennis Michael - 04/29/18 10:29 PM
Superstitions?
by Dennis Michael - 04/26/18 06:09 PM
Better Polish
by BOSStull - 04/24/18 12:24 PM
I'm pizzed at my ball driller
by 82Boat69 - 04/24/18 09:55 AM
Some awful lane conditions
by 82Boat69 - 04/24/18 06:46 AM


About BowlingFans.com | Contact Us | Advertise With Us | Site Map
Use of this website constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. | Material Connection Disclosure

Copyright © 1998 - 2018 - usrbingeek LLC | Copyright Policy
BowlingFans.com, BowlingFans, The Right Approach, Kegler's Connection, Tour411, BallBeat, BowlingCommunity.com, BowlSearch.com, and Bowling News You Can Use are trademarks of usrbingeek LLC. All other trademarks and tradenames are property of their respective owners.