Featured Articles

OCC Launches 2018-2019 Webinar Series

The Ontario Curling Council’s Webinar Series has been growing in popularity and accessed by coaches and athletes from around the country and the world!  For the 2018-2019 season we’ve expanded…

Competition Development Multi-Sport Workshop weekend a huge success

Great weekend for curling and other coaches from sports like figure skating, swimming, basketball, trampoline and taekwondo as they came together at the Leaside Curling Club for a Competition Development…

OCC seeks Youth Programming Leaders for 2018-19 season

Application Deadline of August 3rd is fast approaching   Don’t miss out if you are interested    Ontario Curling Council Seeks Youth Programming Leaders The Ontario Curling Council is seeking…

Next Gen Program Teams Announced for 2018-2019 Season

After careful consideration of Next Gen Program applications received the Ontario Curling Council’s High Performance Team have determined the following teams will be in the 2018-2019 Provincial Next Gen Program. …

Selected Technical Articles

Dalhousie students develop new smartbroom prototype

This past week, on September 15 2016, Dalhousie University engineering students Devon Hartlen and Katherine Adye presented their team’s design for a sophisticated curling “smart broom” to the 2016 Engineers…

The importance of the preshot routine

Last week, during my own club game, I was reminded in the 3rd end why a preshot routine is critical to a sound curling delivery. With my first stone of…

The Case of the Reversing Ice

Golf and curling stand alone in the importance of the understanding of the playing surface and its relationship to performance. Golfers, serious golfers had better understand the basics of turf…