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 added until the season is full!

Date and TimeTopicPresenterDescriptionPriceRegisterRegistration DeadlinePD Credits
August 23, 2017 8:00 pm-9:30 pmCharting To WinStephen OrrAre you fairly new to Curl Coach? Considering adding an electronic charting tool to your coaching arsenal? This session is for you. Stephen Orr, developer of Curl Coach explains the benefits of electronic charting and the easy ways Curl Coach can give you critical information about your team. Learn how to dig into the data to reveal your team’s strengths and areas for improvement. This session explores how the app can help you build a powerful plan for your team.
For coaches already using Curl Coach, see the session “Advanced Curl Coach”.
$19.99 + HSTRegister for Charting to WinAugust 23, 2017 9:00 am1
September 20, 2017 8:00 -9:30 pmAdvanced Curl CoachStephen OrrHave you been using Curl Coach for a while and want to get more out of it? In this session, Stephen Orr, the developer of Curl Coach will take you through some of the latest additions, little-known features and commonly asked questions about the App. The session will be include an interactive Q&A session where you can ask “How do I?” questions. You can even request new features that may be missing today.

This session is intended for coaches who routinely use Curl Coach and wish to explore its advanced features. For coaches new to eCharting, see the session “Charting to Win”.
$19.99 + HSTRegister for Advanced Curl Coach
September 20, 2017 at 9:00 am1
October 18, 2017 at 7:00-8:00 pm ESTFatigue ManagementKaren WatsonThe presentation addresses how you and your team make the most of the time, energy and resources available to you between competitions and between event games to ensure you are ready to perform at your best. This includes elements of rehab, rejuvenate, repair, refuel, rehydrate, rest and reheat."$19.99 + HSTRegister for Fatigue Management\
October 18, 2017 at 9:00 am EST1
November 1, 2017 8:00 -9:30 pm ESTTeam DrillsSean TurriffThis webinar is being delivered by Sean Turriff, a Competition Development certified coach and author of Curling: Steps to Success published by Human Kinetics. The topics to be covered are basic team practice planning and team drills. The majority of the webinar will be a description of various team drills covering a variety of skills. Sean will describe how these drills are run, what skills they are meant to develop and ways you can modify them to suit your team’s needs.
$19.99 + HSTRegister for "Team Drills" WebinarNovember 1, 2017 at 9:00 am EST1
November 15, 2017 7:00-8:00 pm ESTPerformance Results - U18 vs. U21Ryan LafranierePerformance results – U18 vs. U21 – Using the LTAD for curling – Ryan will compare the expected results as predicted in the Learning to Train, Training to Train and Training to Compete stages to help coaches determine best approaches to achieve the optimum performance results for their athletes.
$19.99 + HSTRegister for Performance Results U18 vs. U21November 15, 2017 at 9:00 am EST1
November 29, 2017 7:00-8:00 pm ESTMaking the Uncomfortable - ComfortableMaurice WilsonMAKING THE UNCOMFORTABLE – COMFORTABLE!! : running effective practices & advanced practice techniques by Maurice Wilson
This webinar will focus on making your practices effective for your athletes, addressing their needs & growing their learning zones. We will also learn how to include all 4 Pillars of Performance in each practice & the role of effective process goals in the successful accomplishment of this task. The discussion will also include the role of shot tracking & shooting percentages in the development of appropriate drills for your practices. Questions & new ideas are welcome!
$19.99 + HSTRegister for Making the Uncomfortable ComfortableNovember 28, 2017 at 6:00 pm EST1
December 13, 2017 at 7:00-8:30 pm EST"Are you Coachable?"Earle MorrisAs 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”? Many think so, but some struggle to accept what their coach offers. This webinar offers practical tips on how to help your athletes take feedback, handle criticism, keep an open mind, accept flaws and learn to be a more coachable athlete.
$19.99 + HSTRegister for "Are you Coachable?"December 12, 2017 at 6:00 pm EST1