OCC Webinar Series for Coach and Athlete Development

 Webinar Series

The Ontario Curling Council (OCC) and its members the Ontario Curling Association (OCA) and Northern Ontario Curling Association (NOCA) are collaborating to host a series of webinars for coach and athlete development.

Certified coaches will be able to receive Professional Development Credits towards their NCCP Maintenance of Certification.  Please note, coaches will be required to enter their NCCP number as part of registration  (Find your NCCP Number).  Each coach will need to have their own unique registration to receive PD credits.

The webinar series will be beneficial to curlers of all levels and abilities as well as coaches.  Log in information will be sent along with a confirmation receipt upon registration.

Have an idea for a topic you’d like addressed?  We’ll do our best to accommodate special requests and source the best subject matter experts – email us at jennifer@ontcurl.com.

REGISTER TODAY and Check back often, more topics and speakers will be continually be added!

Date and TimeTopicPresenterDescriptionPriceRegisterRegistration DeadlinePD Credits
September 25, 2019 at 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm ESTCharacteristics of a StoneKim TuckThis webinar will focus on the characteristics, manufacture and maintenance of curling stones. It will be beneficial information to developing an understanding of the individual stones your athlete is throwing.

Kim Tuck is the co-owner of the Canada Curling Stone Co. and has also had significant success as a mixed doubles competitor with her husband, Wayne.

Certified Coaches will receive one (1) Professional Development Credit towards their NCCP Maintenance of Certification.
$19.99 + HSTClick Here to RegisterSeptember 24, 2019 at 6:00pm EST1
October 1 at 7:00 pm EST to 8:00 pm ESTDeveloping Draw WeightMaurice WilsonThis webinar will focus on a technique that will help athletes develop consistent draw weight sooner. Maurice will present the physical skills that can result in a higher percentage of draw shots being made.

Maurice Wilson has coached for 30 years in various sports from fast-pitch softball at a national level, to basketball, soccer, track & field, cricket and ice hockey at a senior level. He is an NCCP Competition Development certified coach & evaluator for Curling and has coached 16 teams to the provincials and 5 to nationals.

Certified Coaches will receive one (1) Professional Development Credit towards their NCCP Maintenance of Certification.
$19.99 + HSTClick Here to RegisterSeptember 30, 2019 at 6:00pm EST1
October 21 at 7:00 pm EST to 8:00 pm ESTMore on BrushingGlenn PaulleyThis will be an update regarding the changes that have occurred over the past few years and what observations can be made to help athletes be more effective.$19.99 + HSTClick Here to RegisterOctober 20, 2019 at 6:00 pm EST1
October 23 at 7:00 pm EST to 8:00 pm Pat Simmons 5 Rock Rule ForumPat SimmonsThis webinar features Pat Simmons and strategy and tactics for the 5 Rock Rule. Pat has had 9 Brier appearances, 2 world championship experiences and won 2 Grand Slams. Pat brings a wealth of knowledge about strategy and tactics in general and has experience with the 5 rock rule. Pat is now the Director of High Performance with Curl Saskatchewan.

The 5 rock rule has been in place now for a season and Pat will be facilitating this webinar through questions, answers and open discussion. Pat will explore with you some of the challenges faced by your team this past season and is prepared to discuss what strategy and tactics may work best for teams at different stages of development.

Certified Coaches will receive one (1) Professional Development Credit towards their NCCP Maintenance of Certification.
$19.99 + HSTClick Here to RegisterOctober 23, 2019 at 6:00 pm EST1