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Focus on Coaching: Gerry Richard and Jeanna Schraeder, a father-daughter team on the ice

February 11, 2013

Parents and coaches play important roles in the development of young curlers. While the coach provides technical know-how about strategy and skills, parents are often the fans behind the glass, making sure their child has the right equipment and a healthy snack before heading out on the ice. Working together, the team of coach and parent ensures the young curler is learning, developing, and having fun along the way.

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Focus on Coaching: Take four young curlers…

February 1, 2013

During the 2011-2012 season, Helen Radford found herself at the helm of a unique coaching project: take four talented young curlers from different parts of the country, turn them into a team, and prepare them to represent Canada at the first Winter Youth Olympic Games. A challenge? Yes. A success? Most definitely!

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Wheelchair curling: Real curling, really competitive

September 13, 2012

Wheelchair curling is a fast developing Paralympic sport in need of dedicated coaches at every level. Where are they?

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