, The site for the fans, by the fans....
Sponsored Links


Sponsored Links

Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#49140 - 02/07/08 10:27 AM Re: Next lane to Luksa :)) [Re: AmpleSound]
Dennis Michael Offline
Virtual League Champion

Registered: 12/11/05
Posts: 9820
A/S/L: M/Barrington, Ill
AmpleSound, you answered your own question. The next step will be to recognize it when it happens, and fix it.

You should be able to feel a difference between a good release and a bad one. Balance problems will happen with timing. Speed is more difficult. Sometimes you will hit up on the ball when you go faster. But, you should start to notice the bad things with repetition.
LM - Black Diamond 15#
Lord Field - Exodus Pearl 15#
Legends - L/M New Terminator 15#
Legends - L/M Xtreme Damage 15# Strong pearl

#10100 - 1 second ago Sponsored Links
Sponsored Links Online   content

Registered: Fri Aug 27 2004
Posts: 10100
A/S/L: Mountain View, CA
#49146 - 02/07/08 10:56 AM Re: Next lane to Luksa :)) [Re: AmpleSound]
cgeorg Offline

Registered: 10/12/07
Posts: 3567
A/S/L: Pittsburgh, Pa
Originally Posted By: AmpleSound
Cgeorg, I've got inconsistent revs/rotation every few shots. Could that be a problem with my release/timing? Maybe something I'm not doing in my follow through?

While in a video you can sometimes see something associated with this, I think it's really much easier to learn to pay attention to your body, and feel these things. Did the ball come off your hand earlier or later? Did your thumb exit the way it normally does? Maybe you hung up a bit (less revs, maybe more side rotation), or it slipped off early (more revs, maybe less side rotation). Maybe your arm was farther forward than normal at the point of release (more upright? slower feet? Probably got more revs, but maybe too much side rotation?) or farther back (excessive lean? fast feet? Probably resulted in less leverage and less rotation) Did the weight of the ball feel the same on your fingers? Did it feel heavier? (probably more revs) Lighter? (Probably less revs - maybe your wrist was slack?)

I can tell you on just about every shot, blindfolded, if I pushed it or pulled it, how much side rotation the shot has, and how many revs I got on it, just by feeling it off my hand. That's not to say I can do the same thing consistently on every shot, but I've learned to feel what *did* happen, so that I can make a correction. As you learn to feel this, you'll probably start noticing that on bad shots, some of the same things keep showing up. Then, you know what should take priority in your practice sessions. For me, it's always forward lean - other things may creep in, but they tend to be symptoms, where excessive forward lean is the cause.
CMGBB - Bowling tips
BowlSK - Bowling score keeper and stats tracker
My BowlSK

That my boy... that's pro quality.

#49160 - 02/07/08 03:10 PM Re: Next lane to Luksa :)) [Re: cgeorg]
AmpleSound Offline
Virtual League Champion

Registered: 10/17/07
Posts: 1225
A/S/L: 34/M/CO
Well I guess I'll have to see if my coach can get me on video again soon. As I didn't want to post the last one because the glaring issues were keyed once we put it on his laptop. I usually feel the bad in my release, and most the time I feel it's my usual problem of not trusting the ball to do it's job. I either come around it with side rotation or I'm leaning to far forward and unable to clear my thumb the way it should. As I've only been throwing a hook for about 13 months now, I feel I've made major leaps and bounds towards my ultimate goal! Now it's just the practice practice practice in order to build the repetitive motions this game requires. I also really want to find some better bowling shoes as the universal ones I have do not allow me to get a very consistent push-off on my third step.
In the bag:
DV8 Thug Unruly - (Heavy)
DV8 Ruckus Schizo - (Medium)
Columbia Plastic - (Spares/Dry)

My best:
HGS - 300
HSS - 769

Page 2 of 2 < 1 2

Moderator:  Angel, Community Manager 
Savings That Support
We need your help!
Rather than begging for donations we're asking you to do one simple thing to help keep these forums running smooth:
When shopping for anything on or eBay please use these links to go to the web sites.

This won't cost you a cent!
You'll still get the exact same low prices, deals and free or low cost shipping; it doesn't change anything for you at all! The items do not have to be bowling related; all purchases made through these links help us! and eBay will pay us a small commission for every sale and it's helping us cover the expenses. Recent Posts
Plugging balance holes
by BOSStull - 03/27/20 07:27 PM
Quitting my League
by BOSStull - 03/27/20 07:20 PM
2020 Nationals
by Doogie - 03/20/20 10:30 AM
This is a damned shame
by 82Boat69 - 03/17/20 07:48 PM
Belmo and the 2020 US Open
by BOSStull - 03/17/20 07:45 PM
COVID-10 and center closings
by BOSStull - 03/17/20 07:39 PM
Terms Of Use
Use of this community signifies your agreement to the Community Standards and Conditions of Use.

About | 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 - 2020 - usrbingeek LLC | Copyright Policy, BowlingFans, The Right Approach, Kegler's Connection, Tour411, BallBeat,,, and Bowling News You Can Use are trademarks of usrbingeek LLC. All other trademarks and tradenames are property of their respective owners.