corner sweeping

The Technique of Brushing

Curling is a team sport; every shot is a team shot. Each shot requires co-operation by all four players: the skip to call the line, the thrower to throw the stone at the broom, and the sweepers to place the stone at exactly the right point on the sheet. But brushing, while being critical to making many shots, is arguably the most under-coached technique in curling. At the Team Glenn Howard fantasy camp in October 2010, attendees were