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Coaching Profile: Jim Wilson

Jim Wilson is the coach for Team John Epping and he’s been very careful when planning his team’s schedule while preparing for the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings Canadian Curling Trials.

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Coaching Profile: Janet Arnott

Janet Arnott will rely on past experience when she coaches Team Jennifer Jones at the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings.

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Coaching Profile: Chris Neufeld

Chris Neufeld and his sons B.J. and Denni have come a long way together since he introduced them to curling

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First Winter Youth Olympics medals go to Canadian curlers

Team Canada curlers will step on the podium to receive their bronze medals today – the first medals won by Canadian athletes competing at the Winter Youth Olympic Games taking place in Innsbruck, Austria.

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Canadian Juniors only two weeks away – some words of advice.

With only two weeks to go until the start of the M&M Meats Canadian Junior Curling Championships I have to send out congratulations to all of the provincial and territorial champions who will be making the trip to Calgary.

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Hey Coach: Positions are just that – Positions.

You can truly create a team when four players forego ego and focus on performance! I had the opportunity to take in the games at the Canada Cup this past weekend

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Hey Coach: The beginnings of Strategy… get ready!

Welcome to another addition of Hey Coach! I have had some great email conversations with interested readers on a number of topics and the number one topic that keeps coming up is strategy.

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Women in Coaching: From Curler to Coach

After moving to Victoria for competitive curling, I realized it was one of the toughest regions to win.  We had some highly competitive games with another very good local team.  Sometimes we won, sometimes we lost.

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Hey Coach: Let’s talk about Practise!

“We’re not talking about the game. We’re talking about practice.” A famous quote by one Allen Iverson, but it is truly applicable to our sport.

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Women in Coaching: Amazing Opportunities

People always tell me things happen for a reason.  And when my playing career ended I didn’t know which direction I would be going.  Now, there is absolutely no question.

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Hey Coach: A Weekend of Learning at La Releve Camp

It’s an amazing experience as a curling fan to see a young athlete turn around and say “How was that Coach?” and the person answering is a current high performance curler in our country. That was our reality this past weekend at our La Releve Camp in Edmonton.

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Women in Coaching: An Apprenticeship Program

Call it culture, call it history, call it anything you wish, but it is of no surprise that women have had a harder time finding coaching and leadership positions in sport.

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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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