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House Call: Three Simple Ways to Improve Your Game

September 30, 2010

Almost every curler out there is looking for ways to improve their game. Here are three simple ways that can get you started.

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Junior Athlete of the Week: Kevin Rivest

September 30, 2010

This week’s junior Athlete of the Week is Kevin Rivest of Montreal

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Male Athlete of the Week: Jake Walker

September 29, 2010

This week’s male Athlete of the Week is Jake Walker of Haliburton, Ontario.

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Around the House: It’s team-building time!

September 29, 2010

The email from Betty-Anne arrived last week: “Hi Jean, I’m in charge of making up the teams for our Wednesday Night Business Women’s League. Could you let me know what position you’d like to play?” With a thrill of pre-season excitement, I realized that team-building time has arrived.

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Inside the NTP: What is the National Team Program?

September 28, 2010

The CCA’s National Team Program is an all-encompassing title given to four major funding programs… all with the financial assistance of four major funding partners.

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Business of Curling: Tackling the Issue of Diversity

September 28, 2010

Dr. Heather Mair is a professor at the University of Waterloo in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies. This past curling season, she prepared an issue paper – with the support of the Toronto Curling Association, the Canadian Curling Association and the University of Waterloo – to investigate issues of diversity facing the sport of curling in Toronto.

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Female Athlete of the Week: Andrea Kelly

September 28, 2010

This week’s female Athlete of the Week is Andrea Kelly of Aroostook, N.B.

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Pebbles to Boulders: ‘Not Often Thought Of’ Key to Success

September 28, 2010

I have been asked numerous times, “What makes a successful Little Rock Program?” There are many factors to creating a successful program such as instruction, social events, program variety, volunteers, communication, fun and ‘organization’.

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Another Busy Week of Promotions for Brier Volunteers

September 27, 2010

It was another busy week of promotions for the 2011 Tim Hortons Brier. Community events in London and surrounding regions had Brier volunteers on-site at the International Plowing Match in St. Thomas from Tuesday, September 21st to Saturday, September 25th

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Hey Coach: Let’s talk about Practise!

September 27, 2010

“We’re not talking about the game. We’re talking about practice.” A famous quote by one Allen Iverson, but it is truly applicable to our sport.

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2011 Tim Hortons Brier at the Western Fair

September 24, 2010

The 2011 Tim Hortons Brier Volunteers were on-site the week of September 10th – 19th at the Western Fair Grounds for the 135th Annual Western Fair in London, Ontario.

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House Call: The Joys of Sparing

September 23, 2010

It’s your first season as a new curler and you didn’t manage to find a team. Don’t panic! Sign up as a spare.

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Junior Athlete of the Week: Breanne Meakin

September 23, 2010

This week’s junior Athlete of the Week is Breanne Meakin of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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Women in Coaching: Amazing Opportunities

September 23, 2010

People always tell me things happen for a reason.  And when my playing career ended I didn’t know which direction I would be going.  Now, there is absolutely no question.

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Male Athlete of the Week: Michael Fitzgerald

September 22, 2010

This week’s male Athlete of the Week is wheelchair curler, Michael Fitzgerald of Enfield, N.S.

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