Drills

Perhaps one of the most frequently-sought articles about the sport of curling, Bill Tschirhart’s Drills to Die For describes 18 different individual and team drills that you can utilize in coaching your athletes. The drills include: Circle Drill, Line Dancing, Crazy 8’s, Keep Away, Las Vegas, Horse, Hide and Seek, Pop Goes the Weasel, Picket Fences, Hot Shots, The Great Shoot-out, Scotch Twosomes, Radar O’Reilly, Climb the Ladder, Progressive Hogline, The Cash Bonspiel, Bocce Curling, and Pickup Sticks. Drills to Die For is essay #37 in Bill’s A Pane in the Glass series.

Building a dryland footwork trainer

Since publishing the first article about the footwork trainer in June, a number of people have asked for more detailed specifications and additional photographs so that they can construct their…

Bio-mechanics, strength and conditioning in Wheelchair Curling: Part 1

Wheelchair curling made its Paralympic debut at the 2006 Winter Paralympic Games. As of February 2015, there were athletes in 21 countries around the world actively competing in wheelchair curling….

Brushing footwork: a case study

Brushing is arguably the most under-rated and under-coached aspect of the game of curling. In 2010, Paul Webster of the Canadian Curling Association posted an article detailing the optimal body…