Gap Analysis: 12:50-1:45pm – Elizabeth Room ~ Presenter: Helen Radford
Gain an understanding of the skills your team requires to compete with the best athletes at their age and stage of the development. Using comprehensive tools, take an inventory of your team’s current abilities, identify areas for improvement, learn how to prioritize your objectives and put a plan in place to make real improvements to your team’s skills. Most teams will identify Delivery/Shot execution, brushing, strategy and scoreboard management as areas for improvement. These four specific areas will be addressed by experts from our National Coaching Team. Coaches will receive one (1) Professional Development credit for this session.
Strategy and Scoreboard Management: 1:50-2:50pm – Elizabeth Room ~ Presenter: Jennifer Ferris
Develop a systematic approach to end planning and game planning based on a pre-determined strategic profile. Learn how to adapt the plan to your team’s skill set. Understand how scoreboard management affects your team’s strategic plan. Coaches will receive one (1) Professional Development credit for this session.
Vendor Session: 2:50pm – A great opportunity to network and interact with hundreds of people from within your target market. The CCA will provide complimentary beer, wine, soft drinks and snacks as you browse the offerings!
Delivery and Brushing Technical Review: 4:20-6:00pm – Gale Arena ~ Presenters: Jenn Ferris, Helen Radford, Wil Hamilton & Nolan Thiessen
Receive a thorough technical review of the latest delivery and brushing techniques being taught to curler’s of all skill levels. Learn the rationale behind the changes, how to teach them, get a chance to try the skills and ask questions. See latest technology in action when we demonstrate “Smart Broom.” A device designed specifically for curling by curlers to measure brushing effectiveness. Coaches will receive one (2) Professional Development credits for this session. Please note: No equipment will be available to borrow (except brooms) for this session. Participants will be transported to and from the arena.
Return to Crowne Plaza: 6:05pm
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