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Hey Coach: La Releve? La What?

Future generations of Olympians and World Champions is what the Canadian Curling Association’s La Releve program is all about.   “La What” you say?  La Releve.

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Hey Coach: Lessons from our Olympians in Vancouver

Welcome to the first post in our new “Hey Coach” blog on Curling.ca!!! My name is Paul Webster, I am the CCA’s National Development Coach and am currently Level IV certified.

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The Olympic Experience: how fitness played a role in Vancouver.

The Vancouver Olympics was, of course, one of the very best experiences of my life. In this month’s blog entry, I’m going to share with you some of the fitness- related things that my team and I did throughout the month we spent in Vancouver.

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Fit to Curl: Maximizing Strength Training in the Off-Season

The summer months are my favourite time of year to train.  Not only can I vary my workouts to include a lot of outdoor activities — hello Vitamin D! — but I also don’t have to worry about cutting my weekly training short because I have to get on a plane and fly to a spiel.

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Between the Sheets: To Curl or Not To Curl

It was common knowledge that prior to the Olympic Trials in December our team had agreed that if we didn’t win the 2009 Trials we were going our separate ways at the end of the season.

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Around The House: Curling life on and off the ice

So you’re a recreational curler who spends a lot of time – or maybe only one evening a week – at your local curling club.  You love the game and the people you meet there.  

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Fit to Curl: Taking a break. And how to get back at it.

I imagine I’m like a lot of people who work hard at the game throughout a curling season. By the time May rolls around, I’m ready for a break.

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