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 is to inform Operational Staff on the programs and services that will satisfy the Excellence Goals in the Ontario Curling Council’s Strategic Plan.  In order to do that, we want your opinion on how to proceed.  Please fill out our survey and let us know what you think!

Don’t Make These 2 Off-Season Mistakes Ever Again

I want to save you time. Don’t make the same mistakes I did. Give this bad boy a read. Mistake #1: I trained for the sake of training, without a plan and without a focus. Solution #1: Reverse engineer your goals & plan out your off-season training Why? Specific goals require focused training. Make sure that the effort you are putting in is doing what you want. Reverse engineer your goals, and set a plan that will help get you from point A to

Listen to my interview with Rocks Across the Pond, the Curling Podcast

Big thanks to Ryan and Jonathan from Rocks Across the Pond for having me on their podcast last week. I talk nerdy, and I talk fast. All about training specifically for curling. We’ve been gifted with an extra month or 2 in our off-season, and we dive into some of the big and some of the small ways you can take advantage of the extra time. Listen to the interview on your favourite podcast ap (spotify, google play), or direct Link here Thank you

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 deliver programs, services and competitions for recreational and competitive curlers throughout the province. The Ontario Curling Council (Board of Directors) is seeking nominations for one Independent Councillor Position, for a three year term.  The Independent Councillor will be elected by the current Councillors who represent the membership at the Annual General

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 to clean so why not expand knowledge by tuning into 4 interactive sessions.   April 1 – Effective Season Debriefing with Paul Webster, National Program Coach and Team Leader to Canada’s men’s teams at World and Olympic Competitions.  This session will focus on how to review and debrief the past season with

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, at the Briar’s Resort in Jackson’s Point due to the uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 Pandemic. The event will be rescheduled for the Spring of 2021.  A new date will be set in the coming months and it will be communicated on our website, mailing lists, and social media