Posts Tagged ‘curling team’
Slow play affects players at all levels. There are even teams at the Brier and Scotties who push limits and take their sweet, sweet time when playing. Slow Play is best avoided as it makes the game drag on and on and sucks the fun right out of the sport.
If you’re relatively new to curling, you likely play front end on a team and never consider line call. And then, against all odds, it happens. Skipper calls in sick and your second’s out of town. You call in a spare but they have to play lead. Your third moves up to skip and suddenly… Holy Cow… you’re playing third!
I had a number of lessons this past week with curlers transitioning from a lift delivery to a no-lift delivery.
If you’re having trouble finding gifts for the curler in your life this year, look no further for great ideas.
The 2012 Tim Hortons Brier will be contested at Saskatoon’s Credit Union Centre from March 3-11, and the country’s best curlers are now in the thick of provincial play-downs to determine who will comprise the field at the game’s highest profile championship.