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#38327 - 01/10/07 01:47 PM Re: Tourney questions and concerns [Re: Brian Longo]
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Generally speaking, you're going to want to play a sport pattern relativly straight. Swinging the ball does not pay off on a sport pattern unless it's really short and that's the only way you can keep the ball on your side of the lane.

Again, generally speaking, the more boards you cross, the more you get the ball going away from the pocket, the more a mistake will hurt you.

But, if you're a right hander, the shot may open up so that you can swing the ball. It depends on who you're bowling with, and if you're moving pairs, who's bowling on those pairs in front of you.

If you're used to standing left and sending the ball right, that will probably not work because that type of a shot relys on there being very little oil outside. Sport shots have fairly even oil across the whole lane so you don't get friction outside 10. Your friction is going to come down the lane on the back end.

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Tourney questions and concerns D Money 01/10/07 01:01 PM
Re: Tourney questions and concerns Brandon510 01/10/07 01:26 PM
Re: Tourney questions and concerns Brian Longo 01/10/07 01:36 PM
Re: Tourney questions and concerns Lefty 01/10/07 01:47 PM
Re: Tourney questions and concerns Show300 01/10/07 01:44 PM
Re: Tourney questions and concerns Atochabsh 01/10/07 01:58 PM
Re: Tourney questions and concerns D Money 01/10/07 02:18 PM
Re: Tourney questions and concerns SoCal Jeff 01/10/07 02:26 PM
Re: Tourney questions and concerns Lefty 01/10/07 02:34 PM
Re: Tourney questions and concerns Atochabsh 01/10/07 03:00 PM
Re: Tourney questions and concerns Show300 01/10/07 03:28 PM
Re: Tourney questions and concerns D Money 01/17/07 03:07 PM
Re: Tourney questions and concerns Show300 01/17/07 03:49 PM
Re: Tourney questions and concerns Dennis Michael 01/17/07 03:55 PM
Re: Tourney questions and concerns Lefty 01/17/07 04:03 PM
Re: Tourney questions and concerns D Money 01/17/07 07:26 PM
Re: Tourney questions and concerns Silent Mike 01/18/07 05:44 AM
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