Mixed Doubles

Mixed Doubles Strategy Webinar with John Epping

Want to learn more about mixed doubles?  What’s a power play?  When do you use it?  How do you defend against it? What’s the difference between traditional fours curling and mixed doubles strategy?  All this and much more to be discussed in a one hour webinar, hosted by the Ontario Curling Council with special guest speaker John Epping! John Epping is currently fifth on the CTRS, and is ranked number one on the Canadian Mixed Doubles Ranking System.

Mixed Doubles Camps – Price Reduced – Still accepting applications

In an effort to create more interest in the Mixed Doubles Training Camps being offered this season, the Ontario Curling Council will subsidize each of the mixed doubles camps being offered this year. There is still time to register! Thunder Bay – December 5/2015 – $100.00 Grimsby – December 12/2015 – $160 (includes lunch and dinner) U21 – Toronto (Weston) – January 2/2015 – $160 (includes lunch and dinner) No minimum skill level – all are welcome No requirement to be enrolled in Mixed Doubles Provincials

Northern Ontario Camp added to Mixed Doubles 2018 and Beyond Program

The Ontario Curling Council is pleased to announce a second camp location for the Mixed Doubles 2018 and Beyond Program. This additional camp will run on December 5, 2015 at the Port Arthur Curling Club in Thunder Bay, Ontario and will follow a similar agenda to the Grimsby Camp. Ice time is being arranged a little differently, allowing us to deliver the camp in one day instead of two.  There are no age restrictions on the camp, meaning juniors are

Applications now being accepted for “Mixed Doubles – 2018 and Beyond Program”

Applications are now being accepted for 2015-2016 entry into the Ontario Curling Council’s Mixed Doubles Program. The following camp opportunities are available: Adult Mixed Doubles Training Camp December 5, 2015, Port Arthur Curling Club, Thunder Bay Up to 12 teams will be accepted into this training camp, where they will receive instruction on Mixed Doubles strategy, application of new Mixed Doubles rules, skill-based testing, and an opportunity for game play with coaching assistance available. Two teams will be identified from the camp

Mixed Doubles From An Athlete’s Perspective

My guest blogger to day is Hans Frauenlob from New Zealand. Hans and I go back several years when he played on the National Men’s Team for NZ. He and his teammates would stop into the National Training Centre in Calgary, AB en route to that year’s World Men’s Curling Championship for several days of training. In 2006 Hans and Co. wore the black and sliver of NZ at the Winter Olympic Games in Torino, Italy. Now that there are 50+