London Curling Club
London Curling Club
London Curling Club

SPECIAL EVENTS

Academy of Curling

Russ, Mary-Anne, Grant

Three of the best curlers/coaches in Canada will be coming to our club in October, 2018. They will hold 4 separate training sessions geared to making you a better curler and increasing your enjoyment of the game. These coaches are:

  • RUSS HOWARD, member of the Canadian and World Curling Hall of Fame, 2006 Olympic Gold Medal winner, 2 time World Champion, 14 Brier appearances, TSN Curling Commentator
  • MARY-ANNE ARSENAULT, member of the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame, 2 time World Champion, 5 time Canadian Champion, 13 Scotties appearances
  • GRANT ODISHAW, Canadian Mixed Champion, 8 Brier appearances, winner of 18 NB Provincial titles in Men's, Senior Men's and Mixed, Certified Competition Coach

Choose the session that is right for you...

Friday, October 19, 12:30 to 4:30. Aimed at Senior/Daytime curlers. Both regular and stick delivery will be covered. Time is spent both on and off the ice. Topics include delivery, effective sweeping and strategy with simulated game play. Wraps up with a Q&A session where you can get up close and personal with the coaches. $75.00 plus hst

Friday, October 19, 6:00 to 10:00. For the Novice/Recreational curler with less than 5 years experience. Topics include the 4 stages of delivery, effective sweeping and strategy with simulated game play. Instruction is provided both on and off the ice. The clinic ends with a Q&A session allowing you to get up close and personal with the coaches. $75.00 plus hst

Saturday, October 20, 9:00 to 5:00. For Club Curlers of all skill levels and ages, this session will cover the 4 stages of delivery and effective sweeping skills but goes further by working on weight control, reading the ice, team dynamics and understanding how the rocks will react to certain shots. Includes simulated game play and a Q&A session. Lunch and snacks are included. $155.00 plus hst

Sunday, October 21, 9:00 to 5:00. For Club Curlers of all skills and ages but also for those of you that play on a Mixed team. This session covers the 4 stages of delivery and works on throwing the correct weight for the called shot. Other topics include effective sweeping, reading the ice and Mixed team positions and strategies. Learn about the drag effect and shot angles. Includes simulated game play and a Q&A session with the coaches. Lunch and snacks are included. $155.00 plus hst

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