How do you know your finger insert size?

Insert the middle and ring fingers into the holes. The holes should fit the finger tips and release the fingers with little friction. This is the size of your finger holes.

What Grip Do Pro Bowlers use?

Virtually all professionals use the fingertip grip, however, so if you have aspirations of bowling at a high level, a successful fingertip grip is something you’ll want to aspire to.

What size finger INSERTS for bowling ball?

Classic finger inserts have the standard 31/32″ outer diameter in sizes 19/32″-13/16″ and a 1-1/32″ outer diameter in larger sizes. The manner in which insert sizes are listed differs between brands. Turbo marks the outside of the insert with the first number of the size of the insert.

What are bowling ball inserts for?

Inserts provide the ability for your fingers to apply an enhanced delivery action on the bowling ball after your thumb exits the ball first. Inserts provide contour to fit your knuckle shape which in turn helps to prevent finger irritation or chaffing on the sides of the knuckle joints.

How are bowling inserts measured?

One that fits your thumb comfortably, one that fits your ring finger comfortably, one that fits your middle finger comfortably. You then measure each of these holes using the bow compass, dividers or internal calipers by putting it in the hole about 3cm down and expanding it to fit.

Does Jason Belmonte use a conventional grip?

Look at the people who have been successful: Jason Belmonte and Osku Palermo both have conventional grips. However, some two-handed bowlers have fingertip grip, like Kyle Troup.

Can you throw a hook with a conventional grip?

First off, a conventional grip simply means that your fingers go fully inside the holes instead of just the fingertips. The fingertip grip is indeed favored for the hook because it gives you more freedom to generate revolutions. But if you’re trying to generate hook using the conventional, you can do it.

How do you measure bowling ball inserts?

What is a thumb slug in a bowling ball?

Thumb slugs are actually known by a number of names including: inserts, solids, and of course, slugs. No matter what you call them, they are all the same. Typically made of vinyl or urethane, they are a solid piece of material that is placed in the thumb hole of your bowling ball.

Do any pro bowlers use conventional grip?