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Between the Sheets: January 2011 – A Month Team Bernard Won’t Forget

February 7, 2011

I look back at the last 3 weeks… wow. We were part of an amazing team at the Continental Cup, then a mad dash to the TSN Skins Game in Casino Rama and a one day

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House Call: Balance Basics

February 3, 2011

Balance is an essential skill for curlers. If you find yourself wobbly and unstable during your delivery it’s time to go back to building your balance skills.

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Around the House: Just one of those games…

February 2, 2011

It could have been the full moon.  Or it might have been H.’s new glasses, curling shoes and broom. Maybe the other team was out of gas.

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Male Athlete of the Week: Marty Gavin

February 1, 2011

This week’s Male Athlete of the Week is Marty Gavin of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.

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Capital One Rocks & Rings in Northern BC

February 1, 2011

With a bit of equipment and a lot of enthusiasm the Capital One Rocks & Rings program is off and running in Northern BC. Everyone from the students to the instructors in training have been soaking up every moment of the excitement that the program has brought to their schools.

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Pebbles to Boulders: Special Needs Curlers

February 1, 2011

Curling, like many sports in recent decades, has come to adapt itself for the inclusion of persons with special needs. The main obstacle to overcome in many of these cases is understanding.

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Female Athlete of the Week: Chelsea Carey

January 31, 2011

This week’s female Athlete of the Week is Chelsea Carey of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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Fit to Curl: Thoughts on the Continental Cup, Mixed Doubles and athleticism in curling

January 31, 2011

I began putting this entry together as I unpacked after the World Financial Group Continental Group and started to pull things together for the trip east

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Junior Athlete of the Week: Nadine Chyz

January 26, 2011

This week’s junior Athlete of the Week is Nadine Chyz of Calgary, Alberta.

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Around the House: Why the WFG Continental Cup is the best club bonspiel ever

January 26, 2011

We’re lucky in this country to have so much top-level curling to watch during the season.

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Female Athlete of the Week: Sherry Middaugh

January 25, 2011

This week’s female Athlete of the Week is Sherry Middaugh of Victoria Harbour, Ontario.

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Business of Curling: Good wines in your bar!

January 25, 2011

Audrey Frey is the manager of the Rideau Curling Club in Ottawa, played lead for Anne Merklinger at a number of Tournament of Hearts, AND is about to graduate as a sommelier!!

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Pebbles to Boulders: Agendas, More Examples

January 25, 2011

Let us take a few moments to review why agendas are a good idea for Little Rock coordinators. In a word, it is ORGANIZATION!

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House Call: Mid-Season Check Up

January 24, 2011

This week I witnessed one minor injury, a major one, a broken rock handle, a broken broom, and a lot of dangerous behaviour.

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Male Athlete of the Week: Jon Mead

January 24, 2011

This week’s male Athlete of the Week is Jon Mead of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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