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by HedgeMan
February 24th, 2019, 5:51 pm
Forum: The Pro Shop
Topic: Severe bruising on top of the thumb
Replies: 20
Views: 1501

Re: Severe bruising on top of the thumb

Really. it doesn't matter huh? Then why ask in this in the pro shop forum at all? An improper ball fit will not only cause physical issues but swing issues as well, if not more so. The human body is capable all kinds of compensations to 'right any wrongs'. If the fit feels short to you then it prob...
by HedgeMan
February 24th, 2019, 3:51 pm
Forum: The Pro Shop
Topic: Severe bruising on top of the thumb
Replies: 20
Views: 1501

Re: Severe bruising on top of the thumb

Oh, a lot of text to read here. Thank you for the interest. Kajmk: Thank you for the video, but I already have watched that clip of Hoppe's. Mr Maja has already looked at my timing (several times over the years) and it isn't late . Yes I muscle the ball due to the grip pressure, but I always have a ...
by HedgeMan
February 20th, 2019, 2:21 pm
Forum: The Pro Shop
Topic: Severe bruising on top of the thumb
Replies: 20
Views: 1501

Re: Severe bruising on top of the thumb

In my experience, the tiered taping is only helpful for bowlers with "hitchhiker" thumbs, where the tip/nail points backwards when the thumb is held straight. The bottom tiers help fill in the gap at the bottom. For folks with straight thumbs, the increased pressure at the bottom can be less than h...
by HedgeMan
February 19th, 2019, 7:42 pm
Forum: The Pro Shop
Topic: Severe bruising on top of the thumb
Replies: 20
Views: 1501

Re: Severe bruising on top of the thumb

So you have bruises because of squeezing, but squeezing is not the problem? You should only squeeze at the base of your thumb. Think your hole is too tight, do you have video? I’m curious as to see why you’re grabbing. Yes, I have bruises because of squeezing. Yes, sqqueezing is a problem, but not ...
by HedgeMan
February 19th, 2019, 2:53 pm
Forum: The Pro Shop
Topic: Severe bruising on top of the thumb
Replies: 20
Views: 1501

Severe bruising on top of the thumb

Hello! First; I know this issue have been discussed here before, but I can't find a suitable solution to my problem: From a large thumb hole and a wrong thumb pitch, I have developed bruising on the front (the side that touches the ball) of the thumb in the whole area of the top of the thumb. I have...