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Hey Coach: Strategy and Tactics – Let’s Talk.

January 4, 2011

We have taken the opportunity to talk briefly about strategy in this blog and before we go any further we need to differentiate between the concept of strategy and tactics.

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Pebbles to Boulders: Sources of Funds Part 1

January 4, 2011

Let us take today’s session to talk more about administration of the Little Rock program and a topic which will certainly tip the scales of boring to extreme…. Finances.

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We All Cheered Last February! A plan for a mid-season recruitment campaign

January 3, 2011

Remember last February when curling took the world by storm? Remember when Canadians celebrated two gold medals and a silver medal? Remember when Canadians of all ages were turned on to your sport with record television audiences and unbridled enthusiasm?

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House Call: Courtesies to Remember

December 31, 2010

Curling is a gentlepersons sport. Sometimes it’s hard to remember it’s not just the other team you need to be courteous to. Here are a few things to remember and practice in the New Year

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Around the House: A Recreational Curler’s New Year’s Resolutions

December 29, 2010

New Year’s resolutions are made to be broken, say the anonymous pundits.  Maybe so.  But there’s nothing like a To Do List to get you organized and focused.

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Pebbles to Boulders: Paarrtttaaay!!

December 28, 2010

I do not know any kid, young or old, who does not like parties. Social events bring out the good times and create some of the fondest memories of any curling club. Little Rocks are no exception.

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Between the Sheets: Curling (and golfing) in California… what a dream!

December 27, 2010

And I live in Calgary….why? As I sit down to write this blog its about -14 in Calgary and snowing… pretty, but cold!

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Women in Coaching: A Christmas Message about Sport and Life

December 24, 2010

A time to Celebrate!! Wow, just days before Christmas and things just don’t slow down very much.  In BC, our third straight weekend of playdowns just finished and the fourth one is coming up in January.

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House Call: A Word about Strategy

December 23, 2010

We’re coming up on my favourite/least favourite time of year. It’s almost time for The Season of Champions… you know, when the Scotties, the Brier, The Canadian Juniors, etc. flood your TV screens

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Around the House: A Curler’s Holiday Wish List

December 22, 2010

‘Tis the season of giving and receiving, so let’s take a look at those special items we recreational curlers might include on the holiday wish list.

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Pebbles to Boulders: Attention Please! Attention! Part 3

December 21, 2010

Whenever I mention to curling organizers about agendas, they immediately think about the extra work to prepare the information.

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The Last End: Opportunities for Junior Curlers

December 20, 2010

The first official Canadian schoolboys curling championship took place back in 1950 and for the next 25 years the age limit was 18 and Canada’s high schools played a major role in its operation.

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Fit to Curl: The between-game workout.

December 20, 2010

Medicine Hat hosted a Canada Cup that was great in every way except for, well, the way that final game turned out. (Actually, even that was good for the fans. While I’ll never get used to losing, Glenn Howard made a beauty to win.)

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House Call: Spread the Fun!

December 16, 2010

So you’re almost halfway through the season, you can absolutely call yourself a curler! Now curling needs a little help from you.

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Around the House: Talking to the rocks?

December 15, 2010

Okay, it’s one of those games. The ice is completely different than it was last week – or even last night. That perfect draw weight that you had yesterday

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