Tag Archives: beginners

Tag Archives: beginners

House Call: Six Ways to Be a Better Sweeper

January 23, 2013

I have been asked many times if sweeping actually makes a difference or if it’s just a giant conspiracy to keep the players who aren’t throwing or skipping busy. The truth is this – sweeping can make a huge difference if it is done with proper technique. Unfortunately sweeping is often dismissed as something not worth practicing and some players do not develop the skills needed to be truly effective.

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House Call: My Wish for Curlers in 2013 and Beyond

January 2, 2013

I have one wish for the curling community at large for 2013 and hopefully beyond. My wish is simple. One word says it all: Acceptance.

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House Call: A Beginners Guide to Curling Equipment

September 17, 2010

Curling is generally seen as an affordable sport and for the most part, it is. However, it’s easy to get caught up thinking you need everything to be top of the line in order to enjoy the sport. This couldn’t be further from the truth.

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