Category Archives: Strong Control

Grouping of balls classified as Strong Control for your arsenal

Roto Grip Idol Cosmos Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsI was hoping for an Idol Pearl replacement but the Roto Grip Idol Cosmos is something entirely different. Check out our friends Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe at Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! Tamer Elbaga (Lefty)Style: TweenerRPM: 375 rpmPAP: 5 & 3/8 upAverage Speed: 18.5 mph (at release)Axis tilt: lowAxis rotation: medium/highTest … Continue reading Roto Grip Idol Cosmos Bowling Ball Review

3rd Annual Tamer’s Favorite Bowling Balls 2021-2022

Welcome back everyone. Today is the day! Welcome to the 3rd annual Tamer’s Favorite Bowling Balls for the 2021-2022 season. I’ll be sharing with you my personal favorite bowling balls of the last year or so. Since this is my opinion, I pretty much make up my own rules. I will stick with balls that … Continue reading 3rd Annual Tamer’s Favorite Bowling Balls 2021-2022

900 Global Zen Soul Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe 900 Global Zen Soul feels like very clearly the OG Zen’s bigger brother. Don’t forget to check out Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe at Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! Tamer Elbaga (Lefty)Style: TweenerRPM: 375 rpmPAP: 5 1/2 & 3/4 upAverage Speed: 18.5 mph (at release)Axis tilt: lowAxis rotation: medium/highTest Equipment: … Continue reading 900 Global Zen Soul Bowling Ball Review

Storm Nova Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsI’m going to hold my impression back a bit so you pay attention to our Nova review. Let me introduce our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe. Don’t forget to check out Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! Tamer Elbaga (Lefty)Style: TweenerRPM: 375 … Continue reading Storm Nova Bowling Ball Review

Roto Grip Idol Helios Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsIf you liked the OG Idol, you are likely to like the Idol Helios. Let me introduce our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe. Don’t forget to check out Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! Tamer Elbaga (Lefty)Style: TweenerRPM: 375 rpmPAP: 5 & … Continue reading Roto Grip Idol Helios Bowling Ball Review

Motiv Pride Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Motiv Pride looks to be just about the right fit in the benchmark slot. Let me introduce our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe. Don’t forget to check out Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! Tamer Elbaga (Lefty)Style: TweenerRPM: 375 rpmPAP: 5 … Continue reading Motiv Pride Bowling Ball Review

900 Global Zen Master Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Zen Master is strong and versatile. It has the potential to be in the realm of worldbeaters like the Phaze II. Let me introduce our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe. Don’t forget to check out Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! … Continue reading 900 Global Zen Master Bowling Ball Review

Motiv Jackal Legacy vs Forge Flare Bowling Ball Review

I want to spend some time doing the inevitable comparison of the Motiv Jackal Legacy and Forge Flare. Both have the same Coercion™ MXC Solid Reactive cover. The Jackal continues with the Predator V2 core while the Forge continues with the Detonator core. I think both of these cores are quite good. The Forge Flare … Continue reading Motiv Jackal Legacy vs Forge Flare Bowling Ball Review

Storm Hy-Road Max Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Max is bright. More importantly, it’s strong up front and smooth down lane. It’s unclear if the market will take to this or if it will go the way of the Hy-Road Solid and All Road. Let me introduce our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron … Continue reading Storm Hy-Road Max Bowling Ball Review

Roto Grip Rubicon Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Rubicon is a lot of ball. It could easily be a top line piece in my mind with a good amount of usability. Never feels like it’s going to blow through the spot. Let me introduce our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe. Don’t forget … Continue reading Roto Grip Rubicon Bowling Ball Review

Motiv Forge Flare Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsFirst impression of the Forge Flare, why? Why make something so strong and when can I ever use this? Thanks to our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe. Don’t forget to check out Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! Tamer Elbaga (Lefty)Style: TweenerRPM: … Continue reading Motiv Forge Flare Bowling Ball Review

Hammer Fugitive Solid Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Hammer Fugitive Solid feels like a lot of ball for the money. Looks like its going to be a great bang for the buck. Let me introduce our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe. Don’t forget to check out Haley’s Pro Shop for world class … Continue reading Hammer Fugitive Solid Bowling Ball Review

Swag Incredible Hero Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsSuper easy to use. I took a liking to the Incredible Hero very early. Thanks to our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe. Don’t forget to check out Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! Tamer Elbaga (Lefty)Style: TweenerRPM: 375 rpmPAP: 5 & 3/8 … Continue reading Swag Incredible Hero Bowling Ball Review

TAMER’S FAVORITE BOWLING BALLS 2019 – 2020: STRONG Control

For this installment, I want to cover my favorite Strong Control balls for 2019-2020. Again, if you didn’t see the explanation video, check it out to explain the new categories. This category is a step down from the Strong Defined Category. Specifically, they are smoother downlane. They should still be reading slightly earlier than the … Continue reading TAMER’S FAVORITE BOWLING BALLS 2019 – 2020: STRONG Control

Storm Axiom vs Roto Grip UFO

I wanted to take a little time to discuss the comparison between the Storm Axiom and the Roto Grip UFO. On paper, the similarities are strong nano based solid covers. The differences are the core shapes, core specs, sym vs asym. So is it a fair comparison? I will go out on a limb and … Continue reading Storm Axiom vs Roto Grip UFO

Storm Axiom Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsHuge surface, huge core. And it still goes sideways off of friction. In the words of Chris Berman, Rumbling, Bumbling, Stumbling. Let me introduce our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe. Don’t forget to check out Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! Tamer … Continue reading Storm Axiom Bowling Ball Review

Ebonite Omni Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsNo question the Omni is definitely reminiscent of the venerable Gamebreaker balls. Beautiful smooth shape. Let me introduce our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe. Don’t forget to check out Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! James Kasee (Righty)Style: Power PlayerRPM: 425 rpmPAP … Continue reading Ebonite Omni Bowling Ball Review

900 Global Volatility Bowling Ball Review

It’s Volatile… Let me introduce our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe. Don’t forget to check out Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! First ImpressionsHoly snow tire. This thing has been rolled in the parking lot before we started. Tamer Elbaga (Lefty)Style: TweenerRPM: … Continue reading 900 Global Volatility Bowling Ball Review