Drills

Perhaps one of the most frequently-sought articles about the sport of curling, Bill Tschirhart’s Drills to Die For describes 18 different individual and team drills that you can utilize in coaching your athletes. The drills include: Circle Drill, Line Dancing, Crazy 8’s, Keep Away, Las Vegas, Horse, Hide and Seek, Pop Goes the Weasel, Picket Fences, Hot Shots, The Great Shoot-out, Scotch Twosomes, Radar O’Reilly, Climb the Ladder, Progressive Hogline, The Cash Bonspiel, Bocce Curling, and Pickup Sticks. Drills to Die For is essay #37 in Bill’s A Pane in the Glass series.

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