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Ontario Curling Council Seeks Applications for Independent Councillor (Board Member) Position

The Ontario Curling Council (OCC) is the Provincial Sport Organization for amateur curling in Ontario.  The OCC works collaboratively with its members CurlON and the Northern Ontario Curling Association to…

Webinar Announcement – Sponsorship with Emma Miskew

The Ontario Curling Council is proud to present a new webinar in our series for Athlete and Coach Development delivered by Emma Miskew.   Emma Miskew as been an integral part…

Registration now open for 2019 Cathy Kerr International Wheelchair Bonspiel

The Ontario Curling Council is pleased to host the 15th annual 2019 Cathy Kerr International Wheelchair Bonspiel.  Registration is now open for this very important competitive event in our Wheelchair…

Ontario Kids Curl – Youth Curling Summits – WEBINAR OPTION

If you haven’t been able to join us for one of our in-person Youth Curling Summits we have added two webinars to be able to share the valuable Youth Curling…

Registration Now Open for U15 Challenge Cups

The Ontario Curling Council will host seven (7) U15 Challenge Cups on the weekend of March 30-31, 2019, we look forward to welcoming curlers to Belleville, Schomberg, St Catharines, Forest,…

OCC Adds new dates and locations for Ontario Kids Curl – Youth Curling Summits

We’ve added new dates and locations for the Ontario Kids Curl – Youth Curling Summits. Take note – if you’re in the Toronto, Sudbury or Nipigon Areas we will be…

Selected Technical Articles

-October – Monthly Q/A – Fitness + Curling –

Welcome to my monthly Q/A for all things curling and fitness. I get a few frequently asked questions, and I hope I can begin to compile a list to get…

On-ice training for brushing footwork

This past June I wrote an article that described the use of a footwork trainer for brushing in the closed position. The trainer permits competitive athletes to train off-ice, on…

Last Rock Disadvantage

No, it’s not a misprint. You read it correctly. The title of this post is indeed, “Last Rock Disadvantage”. When the four rock rule was adopted by the curling world,…