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Curling Coach application for Android devices

Back in December 2011 I posted an article that briefly described three iPhone applications for curling, including Jeff Rogers’ Curling Strategy Tool which is an application I use regularly. To my knowledge a scoring/strategy tool like Jeff’s isn’t available for Java Blackberry devices, and a full-featured application hasn’t been available for the Android platform either – until now. Marc Bernard, a coach at Wilfrid Laurier University, has developed a

Statistics for Womens’ Curling and What is “Control”?

We’ve finally gathered data for Women’s Curling events. This data is taken from 4-rock games played during Provincial, Scotties (i.e. Canadian National Championship), World Championships, Olympic Trials, Olympics and WCT events over the last several years. Unfortunately our sample size is larger (more than double) for the men’s events. However, we have enough numbers to give some indication of general trends and comparisons with the games of their opposite sex counterparts. So what do we find? Tied with Hammer Within 1-2%