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OCC Application Period for Next Gen Program Now Open

The Ontario Curling Council thanks everyone for their patience in waiting for the launch of the 2019-2020 Provincial Next Gen Program. While some uncertainty on the program size still exists,…

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…

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…

Selected Technical Articles

Training tips for dryland brushing footwork practice

Several Ontario teams have acquired or built dryland footwork trainers to better develop their closed brushing footwork technique during the summer months, so that they are trained and ready-to-go when…

Performance Benchmarks

It’s November here on Canada’s Left Coast, actually I suspect given today’s date it’s November everywhere (what a grasp of the obvious) but whereas golfers around the country likely have…

What Do I Do With My Lead Stones?

It’s the last end and you have control of the game, in fact “definite control” but it’s never over ’til it’s over and you don’t have last rock. What are…