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First Competition Development Coach Workshop a success

On March 27-30, 26 coaches from Ontario, Northern Ontario, B.C., Quebec and Alberta gathered at the Glendale Golf and Country Club in Hamilton, Ont., for the Canadian Curling Association’s first Competition Development Curling Workshop.

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Registration is now open for Competition Development Workshop

The Canadian Curling Association is pleased to announce the first official Competition Development Workshop, being held March 27-30, 2014 in Hamilton, Ont. Effective Jan. 1, 2014 “Competition-Development” Coach Workshop has replaced Level 3 Technical, until now this has been a provincially administered program, going forward this will be a nationally administered program being delivered by the CCA.

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Coaching Profile: Darryl Horne

Even though Darryl Horne has his mind focused on one of the biggest prizes in curling, he can’t help but think about where it all begins.

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Coaching Profile: Earle Morris

There’s never been a time where Earle Morris didn’t love the sport of curling. In fact, he didn’t really have a choice while growing up.

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Training session attracts facilitators from across Canada

The start of the curling season is just as important to coaches as it is to curlers. While teams of all levels are getting back on the ice, coaches are working on their skills too, attending National Coaching Certification Programs delivered by their Member Associations (MA).

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Coaching Profile: John Dunn

John Dunn is the coach of a world champion curling team, but that doesn’t mean he’s an expert at the game. In fact, he’s a total novice. 

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Pas besoin d’être un « Jack of all trades » (touche-à-tout)

Le Championnat canadien de curling féminin est terminé depuis plus d’une semaine déjà, un championnat qui nous a donné des jeux spectaculaires et excessivement impressionnants de la part de la nouvelle équipe

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CCA’s Gerry Peckham honoured with prestigious coaching award

Gerry Peckham, the Canadian Curling Association’s Director, High Performance, has won a prestigious coaching honour.

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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: Strategy and Tactics – Let’s Talk.

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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Women in Coaching: The fall is gone, time for some R&R!!

Where did the FALL go?  And have we Recovered?

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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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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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Women in Coaching: Networking

Being a part of a sport is awesome!  It is an opportunity to do something you love doing as well as a chance to meet people from every corner of the world.   You will never know what impact these people may have on your life, at the time, or in the future.

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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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