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We will be closed on Monday Dec. 26th and Monday Jan. 2nd

to spend time with our loving families. See you all after that...

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4101 S. Howell Ave

Milwaukee, WI
414.744.2695


send your message to:  joey@bpsmilwaukee.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Congrats to Ronnie Russell who just fired 300 on the PBA telecast which aired December 28

on ESPN TV. Ronnie beat PBA great Sean Rash and JR Raymond in the semi final match. DJ Archer later won his first PBA title by defeating Russell 241 to 217. DJ used a Storm Iq Nano while Russell used a Motiv Forza.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We feature the modern measuring techniques for all types of hands. For over 40 years measuring and drilling philosophies have evolved to improve bowler execution and eliminate and potential or future hand pain. We use traditional, Tri Grip and Performance fitting techniques to insure you receive the very best feel your your particular hand structure. We take into account: hand texture, flexibility, length, size, span and joint structure to create a comfortable and effective release pattern. Stop in and visit Joe r Dennis and have your current grip checked. We can help you reach your full potential!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hi Joey,

I know you have an honor roll on your website. Recently my son Brandon Robinson shot a 752 series. This was his first 700 series and his games were 255-249-248 and was bowled at Jay's in Mukwonago, He used a Storm Freakin Frantic!

 

Thanks, Ken Robinson

 

 
 
 

                            

 

 

2015-2016 Season?

...if you shot an honor score or just a score which is your personal best, send it to joey@bpsmilwaukee.com and I'll post it on our web page for everyone to admire.

 

Send a digital picture along with a caption with your score and highlights and I'll post that as well.

 

Joey will soon be posting new pages which will include features on local bowlers, featured specials at the shop as well as his personal comments about a variety of bowling issues.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Click on the Virtual Tour link on the left side
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All you need to do is left click on the picture and move your mouse or pointer. Enjoy
the show !!  Compliments of

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Bowling is easy just like shooting pool is easy. Bowling well is not easy similarly to shooting pool well! It takes hard work, patience and knowledge. We help educate you along the way to becoming a better bowler. Stop in and learn and maybe even buy something, lol.

 

 

 

Answer to question:

Obviously both the amount and where a ball hooks play an important part to match up best and have great pin carry. But according to both Chris Barnes and Norm Duke: where a ball hooks front to back is far more important for optimal pin carry! Use the correct surface texture to find the pocket  on a given lane condition. Then use the appropriate layout to maximize pin carry. This can often be an educated guess, but most top level players feel pins positioned below the fingers match up best on fresh patterns when a smoother more predictable motion is needed. On later transition and drier patterns, top players generally use higher positioned pin location to quicken the balls reaction off the drier boards. Hope this helps.

 

 

Those starting out HOT!

2016-2017 Honor Roll

 

Tom Hoefs             742

Chris Hoefs            731

Jim Hunt                300

Ryan Jastroch         740

Dustin Toth             725

Todd Hanson            836

Joe Cerar                 699

Dennis Joerres         682

Chris Hoefs              300

Larry Szczepanski     821

Dustin Toth               760

Colin Karlik               785

Dusty Toth                 738

Nick Rosandich           808

Larry Mickulecky        789

Jason Burns                300

Jason Burns                806

Roy Turner                  812

Chuck Fastner              753

Chuck Fastner               756

Chuck Fastner                785

Ryan Farina                     300

Ed Vahradian                    781

Todd Hanson                    811

Dustin  Toth                    792

Dustin  Toth                    760

Todd Andreska                 752

Todd Andreska                 798

Dave Scherbarth               733 

Larry Szczepznski               807  

Mike Scalf                         800

Christopher Webb              300

Troy Wemmert                   786

Tom Cavey                        800

Andy Newbauer           300, 855

Roy Turner                        300

Ryan Jastroch                     774

 

And for those starting out

slow this season...

 

Bowling can be a cruel sport. Pin carry doesn't always seem fair. So it's normal to feel discouraged or depressed at times when things don't go as planned. The options are: quit or complain. Or work on each aspect of your game which may need attention. Elements such as: timing, balance, hand position, follow through, lane play and focus, to name just a few. My suggestion is to work on one aspect at a time, anything more and our tiny brains can't always handle it (and I speak from personal experience). Hope this helps some of our Flat Earth Sport league bowlers and everyone else going through tough times



 

Why make BPS YOUR bowling pro shop

1. we are dedicated to helping you understand the modern bowling game. this includes lane play, surface changes, ball coverstocks, layouts and the mental game. just come in and pick our brain (just not too much as we are getting older...)

   2. we stock the area's largest selection of balls, bags, shoes and accessories. plus we offer lower pricing on our bags (so you don't feel the need to buy online!) we even have some used balls for those on a budget.

   3. we have the area's best Junior Adjustment ball program! for a $10 fee, you receive 2 years of free hole enlargements and 50% off all plugging and redrilling. this is valid only for young ones aged 18 or less.  

   4. we use on the most advanced machinery to insure the highest quality of workmanship! we utilize the area's only Laser surface texture scanner, the Haus ball refinishing machine, the Ovalmatic precision ball drilling press and the Storm surface factory for your sanding and polishing needs. we just rock!!

 

Milwaukee's ONLY pro shop offering Bill Hall's revolutionary new drilling technique called Tri Grip. This new system allows the hand to rest more comfortably on the ball and also reduces grip pressure. It takes into account each person's hand structure and creates offsets on both the thumb and fingers. Many who've tried it say they can also keep their hand behind the ball better and increase their rev rates. Bring in an old ball for plugging and try it out and see if it can help improve your game!

 

 

Joey is now a member of the IAB, the International Art of Bowling. This consortium conducts clinics and has its own online forum for members only. Here Joey, Diandra Asbaty, Bill Spigner and Jason Belmonte all help bowlers learn more about their individual games and bowling in general. It's a great way to learn quickly and improve faster from some of the brightest minds in bowling today! Check it out at www.iabowling.com

 

what's more important? how much a ball hooks right to left or where it hooks front to back?

go to bottom of page for answer

 

 

 

There are 3 phases of ball motion, the skid phase, then the hook phase and finally the roll phase. The first and second transitions is what we call the points which separates these phases. The skid and roll phases are linear in nature which means linear equations can be used to model the ball motion. The hook phase is modeled by a quadratic equation. The vertex of that parabolic curve coincides with the breakpoint. It occurs somewhere between the first and second transition.

 

 

 

Click on the Virtual Tour link on the left side
of this page and take a tour of Bowlers Pro Shop.
All you need to do is left click on the picture and move your mouse or pointer. Enjoy
the show !!  Compliments of

www.JamesShepherd.com

    

 

 

Answer to question:

Obviously both the amount and where a ball hooks play an important part to match up best and have great pin carry. But according to both Chris Barnes and Norm Duke: where a ball hooks front to back is far more important for optimal pin carry! Use the correct surface texture to find the pocket  on a given lane condition. Then use the appropriate layout to maximize pin carry. This can often be an educated guess, but most top level players feel pins positioned below the fingers match up best on fresh patterns when a smoother more predictable motion is needed. On later transition and drier patterns, top players generally use higher positioned pin location to quicken the balls reaction off the drier boards. Hope this helps.