Tag Archives: new curlers

Tag Archives: new curlers

Give it a shot: Experiencing Adult Learn-to-Curl Leagues

Adult curlers learn proper delivery technique from coaches Andy Jones (in hack) and Paul Webster at a recent Alberta Rocks curling camp (Photo Lisa Shamchuk)
October 21, 2015

Simon Barrick is a competitive curler and coach. He’s also a sport researcher, currently completing his PhD in Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. To complete his Master’s degree at the University of Waterloo, he turned the microscope on adult Learn-To-Curl leagues – the Getting Started in Curling for Adults program was introduced by Earle Morris in 2007 with the support of Curling Canada – to explore what the experience is like for adults new to curling. Here’s what he found out.

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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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Pebbles to Boulders: A Little Idea Grows

December 23, 2011

Twenty-two-year-old Samantha Stouffer is an example of a young lady who has been bitten by the curling bug.

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