Tag Archives: paul webster

Tag Archives: paul webster

Top 10 reasons curling camp is The Best

September 8, 2016

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. This summer, Simon put his coaching skills to work as a staff member at the Alberta Rocks Curling Camp. Read on as Simon shares his Top 10 List of reasons that make curling camp – any curling camp! – The Best. Simon writes: What first jumps to mind when you hear “curling in the summer”? Insanity? Curiosity? Fun? How about “curling camp”? In August, I had the privilege of coaching at the Alberta Rocks Summer Curling ...

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Webster named to CAC Board of Directors

July 3, 2015

One of Curling Canada’s top coaches is broadening his horizons. Paul Webster, Curling Canada’s National Development Coach and a member of the coaching staff for our past three Olympic teams, has been appointed to the Coaching Association of Canada’s (CAC) Board of Directors.

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Summit 2015 underway both on and off the ice

June 15, 2015

The first full day of the 2015 Curling Canada Summit at the Blue Mountain Resort in Collingwood, Ont., got underway on Monday with sessions aimed at curlers, coaches and curling facility managers in three professional development streams: Curling Centre Best Practices, Recreational Instruction, and Competitive Coach.

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Sparing for charity at The Glencoe Club

December 22, 2014

Calgary’s Glencoe Club and National Training Centre (NTC) know how to get into the holiday spirit: the Super Spare Silent Auction, now in its fourth year, raises money to support a local shelter for homeless and runaway youth. How? By auctioning off the services of high-performance curlers to The Glencoe’s curling members.

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Curling coaching: Not just for the pros

October 10, 2014

Coaching and skills instruction can benefit more than just elite curlers, a trend the Alberta Rocks Curling Camp proved with great success recently when it welcomed over 60 adult recreational club curlers looking for instruction on how to improve their curling delivery, sweeping, strategy and mental game play.

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Alberta Rocks: This one time, at curling camp…

October 6, 2014

Curling camp is just for kids and junior curlers, right? Wrong!

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Team Canada Sochi 2014 Blog: Paul Webster

February 15, 2014

By Paul Webster (Team Canada Team Leader) — This is my third Olympics with the Canadian curling teams, and in many ways it’s already very rewarding.

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Alberta Rocks Junior Curling Camps ignite a passion for curling

September 10, 2013

It might be the middle of a heat wave in central Alberta, but the ice is in at the Leduc Curling Club and over 200 kids are ready to curl!

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Getting Started in Curling – The Right Way

January 8, 2013

Paul Webster is the Curling Director at The Glencoe Club in Calgary. He does “a fair bit of coaching” in this sport, but he also has valuable insights from a club program perspective. Currently in his second year of working with the membership of The Glencoe Club, Webster shares his personal perspective on what is undoubtedly his club’s most successful program.

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

January 17, 2011

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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