ice technician

OCC announces release of 2018-19 Coach Development & Ice Technician Workshop Schedules

The OCC, on behalf of its members Curl ON and the Northern Ontario Curling Association, has now published the listings of currently available NCCP Coach Development and Curling Canada Ice Technician workshops for the southern Ontario region for 2018-19.   Courses are now open for registration and include: Competition Coach Making Ethical Decisions Club Coach Club Coach Youth Level 1 Ice Technician Level 2 Ice Technician Facility Operator Assistant Northern Ontario region workshops will be added once confirmed. Please check back on a regular basis as more workshops may be added

OCC announces 2017-2018 Ice Technician Development Workshops

Along with Coach Development, the OCC will assume the responsibility of Ice Technician Development for the 2017-2018 on behalf of its members, the Northern Ontario Curling Association and Curl ON. Three different workshops will be available, Curling Canada’s Level 1 and Level 2 Workshop, as well as a NEW and REFRESHED Rink Rat/Facility Operator Assistant Workshop. More workshops may be added, as confirmation from clubs is obtained. Check out our Events Calendar or our Ice Technician’s Page. Hosting opportunity – if your club

The Case of the Reversing Ice

Golf and curling stand alone in the importance of the understanding of the playing surface and its relationship to performance. Golfers, serious golfers had better understand the basics of turf management if they are to perform satisfactorily. Curlers, serious curlers also need to understand that their playing surface, as it’s prepared and maintained also plays a significant role in the performance of the team. Ice is alive! It’s not an inanimate object! It changes due to a dizzying array of