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Upcoming OCC Webinars for Coach and Athlete Development

The Ontario Curling Council will continue its popular Coach Professional Development Webinar Series this season – and we have a number of great sessions scheduled.  Each webinar is $19.99 +…

OCC New Board of Directors, New Strategic Plan, and Annual Report Released

New Season, New Council (Board of Directors) With the completion of the CurlON AGM over the weekend, the Ontario Curling Council  is able to announce the Council (Board of Directors)…

Safe Sport Program for Clubs Webinars

The Ontario Curling Council, in partnership with its members – CurlON and Northern Ontario Curling Association (NOCA) will be offering webinars on the topic of “Safe Sport for Clubs.” Registered…

The Gauntlet Drill

A long-standing line of delivery (LOD) drill used in curling is one where the athlete delivers a stone by sliding between a series of markers (cones, cups, or stones) to…

2019-2020 Next Gen Program Teams Announced

The Ontario Curling Council is pleased to announce the following teams have been selected to the Ontario Curling Council’s 2019-2020 Next Gen Program. Tier 1 Teams will be supported through…

Using lasers in curling

This article is joint work with John Newhook of Dalhousie University. In curling, a point, or “dot”, laser is (nearly) essential to the setup of several drills, most commonly the…

Selected Technical Articles

A goal without a plan is just a dream

The words that you shall read in this article concern strategy. Although I wish as many to read my words as possible, I want to save some of you the…

Featured on JackedScholar.com!

My updated Top 10 Health Benefits of Urban Poling article was featured on www.jackedscholar.com Check it out here. Happy Poling, Stephanie Stephanie Thompson is a former student-athlete at Western University and…

Competitive Data v. Statistics

For those readers who own a copy of “A Pane in the Glass: A Coach’s Companion”, you’ll know there’s an article in the manual about this topic. I’m unlikely to…

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