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“Pickup Sticks”, a drill described in Bill Tschirhart’s Drills to Die For, has become my all-time favourite team drill and in this article I’d like to share some of the reasons why. I was introduced to “Pickup Sticks” by Bill personally at the 2010 Team Glenn Howard Fantasy Curling Camp, where Bill was one of Continue Reading
Strategy is commonly defined as “Deciding which shot to play”. Of course, that’s not all there is to it – strategy in curling is a complex process that includes goal setting, making game plans, deciding game style, shot selection, and game evaluation. Strategy and tactics are not the same, though they are tightly related. From Continue Reading
No single thing inspires more debate in curling lounges all across this land than STRATEGY! We know that games are won – and lost – on our good and not-so-good decisions. We also know that execution and tactics play a significant role in all strategy on the frozen sheet. But how often do we stop Continue Reading
In addition to promoting and reporting on the success of the varsity curling program at Wilfrid Laurier University, the Golden Hawks High Performance Centre site is becoming the most active and comprehensive coaching resource for the sport of curling available. Strategy and Tactics: articles on strategy, shot selection, tactics, and pointers to resources that can Continue Reading
Staff at the Centre can host off-ice and on-ice sessions on strategy and tactics – and what strategies fit your rink.