Featured Articles

Summer Webinar Sale!

Announcing our Summer Webinar Sale!!!   For the first time ever the Ontario Curling Council is putting our Archived Webinar PD offering on sale!  For a limited time, you can…

High Performance Program Survey – 2020

The Ontario Curling Council, is in the process of creating it’s High Performance Plan for the period of May 1, 2020-April 30, 2022. The purpose of the High Performance Plan…

Ontario Curling Council Seeks Applications for Independent Councillor (Board Member) Position

The Ontario Curling Council (OCC) is the Provincial Sport Organization for amateur curling in Ontario.  The OCC works collaboratively with its members CurlON and the Northern Ontario Curling Association to…

OCC Webinars Combat Social Distancing Boredom!

The Ontario Curling Council has arranged several new webinars for coaches, athletes and one for club curlers.  People are staying close to home and may have run out of closets…

Prep4Performance Coaching Symposium Postponed

It is with the utmost caution, that the Ontario Curling Council’s Board and Staff have made the difficult decision to postpone the Prep4Performance Coaching Symposium scheduled for May 29-31, 2020,…

Update on Impact of Covid-19 on Remaining Ontario Curling Council Activities

After careful consideration of the rapidly changing global pandemic, the Ontario Curling Council staff and board have made the difficult decision to suspend all in-person activities for the remainder of…

Selected Technical Articles

Pre-Game & Pre-Event On Ice Practice/Warm Up

Recreational curlers seeing the title of today’s post might cast a wandering eye regarding the relevance it might have for them. In purely recreational leagues, it’s arrive at the curling…

My favourite team drill

“Pickup Sticks”, a drill described in Bill Tschirhart’s Drills to Die For, has become my all-time favourite team drill and in this article I’d like to share some of the…

Process v. Outcome

It was hard to watch. With four holes to play in the 2012 British Open (sorry UK, yours isn’t the only Open), Aussie Adam Scott with Tiger Woods former caddie,…

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