5-Rock Rule Webinar with Pat Simmons

So – the 5 Rock Rule is now in play and you still have questions… Not sure how to defend a lead? Not sure how to use the rule to your advantage? How will the rule impact your level of play? Hear about this and MORE from 9 time Brier participant,  2 time Brier winner and Grand Slam Champion – Pat Simmons!!!   Learning outcomes for this webinar include: Welcome to the 5 rock rule Goal for End Sheet & Discussion Knowing yourself and your team Strategy Thoughts Corner Guards Defending “Wrinkle Shots” Scenarios

New Webinars Scheduled for October and November!

The OCC Webinar Series has continued to be a valuable source of information for coaches from Ontario, Canada and around the world!  We’ve lined up some great presenters for October and November! October 17 – Karen Watson will talk about Optimal Energy for Performance October 24 – Nolan Thiessen will discuss the “Latest” in Brushing November 7 – Maurice Wilson will present about “Learning to Win” A complete listing of our OCC webinars can be found here – Check back

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 our ability to host more participants. Our Webinar Series for the 2018-2019 will kick off strong with four dates confirmed so far…  August 29, 2018 – Introduction to Curl Coach (e-charting) with Stephen Orr September 12, 2018 – In-Season Maintenance of Conditioning with Kyle Turcotte September 19,

OCC Adds new Webinar Topics – with Guest Speakers from Curling Canada’s National Team Program

You won’t want to miss two webinars coming up… February 15, 2018 – Kyle Turcotte – Strength and Conditioning Consultant for Curling Canada’s National Team Program will be discussing – Strength and Conditioning and how it fits into a teams Annual Training Plan. March 14, 2018 – Bill Tschirhart – National Coach, Curling Canada – “What are you Thinking?”  What you do/think before you step into the hack is as important if not more important to the potential success of

New OCC Webinar – January 24, 2018 – Team Dynamics with Guest Speaker Nicole Westlund-Stewart

Join us on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 7:00 pm EST for another OCC webinar -this one is suited for coaches and athletes and at a time when many teams consider reforming it’s one you don’t want to miss. Our speaker is Nicole Westlund Stewart – an accomplished curler, instructor and coach who just happens to have a PhD in Sport Psychology.  She will have just finished competing at the Mixed Doubles Olympic Trials. Webinar Summary: What is more important for success: 

New OCC Webinar Announced with Guest Speaker Earle Morris

You won’t want to miss this one!  Earle Morris will present on December 13, 2017 from 7 to 8:30 EST – the topic:  “Are you Coachable?” This webinar will be suitable for both athletes and coaches. As one of Canada’s most successful curling coaches, Earle Morris shares the secrets to “coachability” and explains why, before a competitive curler can start on the road to winning, they first need to understand the benefits of having a coachable mentality.   Are you “coachable”?