Came across this Brunswick webpage: http://www.brunswickbowling.com/products/lanes/pro-lane-and-anvilane/
I usually find myself bowling on this type of surface and like taking advantage of the markings on the lane. Reading what's offer on this webpage it mentions "hook power" and making use of that number to help the bowler hitting the pocket.
On the right side of the page there is a selection tool for three lane views and #3 describes two examples of using hooking power.
It says in example 2 that the bowler moves their feet to board 16 (where they began with is not stated) and targets board 13.
I've read that many bowlers may have an offset of 7 to 8 boards from the inside edge of their slide foot to where their ball lays down on the lane. As for me I tend to have an offset of 11 boards from what I can tell. I must have the ball out too far from my slide foot, but I'm able to get enough revs on the ball nonetheless.
If I slide on board 16 like it says in the example, I'll likely be laying the ball down on board 5. If I targeted board 13, my ball will be travelling from right to left 8 boards by the time it gets to the arrows. It'll be at least 16 boards at half way down the lane (i.e., board 21) and likely much farther left as it passes the range finders 3/4 the way down the lane at board 29.
I must be missing the essence of what's presented on their website.
How can this hook power definition be used effectively to keep ones ball hitting the pocket? Any ideas?