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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…

Registration Now Open for U15 Challenge Cups

The Ontario Curling Council will host seven (7) U15 Challenge Cups on the weekend of March 30-31, 2019, we look forward to welcoming curlers to Belleville, Schomberg, St Catharines, Forest,…

Selected Technical Articles

The Role of the Coach

It’s “World Series” time! For those reading this post who are not residents of either of the Americas or Japan, don’t be alarmed, I’ll get around to making this “curlingcentric”…

Pre-Game Meeting

Athletes, coaches and discerning spectators know that what goes on behind the scenes plays a huge role in what occurs on the playing surface. Hours upon hours of directed practice…

UWO research team surveys curling strategy

Nicole Westlund, a graduate student studying sport psychology in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Western Ontario, along with her supervisor, Professor Craig Hall, are undertaking a study…