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A. INTRODUCTORY COMMENTS – 15 minutes
B. GROUP INSTRUCTION FOR USING A DELIVERY STICK –15 minutes
C. INDIVIDUAL COACHING & ASSISTANCE –45 minutes
D. RULES FOR 2-PERSON STICK CURLING – 15 minutes
E. TEAMS FOR 6 ENDS OF 2-PERSON STICK CURLING
INTRODUCTORY COMMENTS – 15 minutes
Welcome to all new stick curlers as well as veterans.
Purpose of clinic
• to teach basics of using a delivery stick
• to teach the rules for 2-person stick curling
Introduce self & other instructors. We are all self-taught.
Review experience of attendees
Intended for experienced curlers who want to learn how to us a stick.
Clinic will take 2 to 3 hours.
GROUP INSTRUCTION –15 minutes
Before starting – review different styles of delivery sticks and pros & cons.
Demonstrate how stick attaches to rock and how to apply proper rotation.
Emphasize the 4 variables in delivering a curling rock
- Line of delivery
- Pace or speed of rock
- Point of release
Discuss all points on handout material – “How to Use a Delivery Stick”
Remember balance and proper footwear is critical for an effective delivery.
ON ICE DEMONSTRATION AND INDIVIDUAL COACHING –45 minutes
Clean the bottom of rock and ice area in front of hacks.
Be ready to receive instructions from skip with your rock in position in front of hack.
RULES FOR 2-PERSON STICK CURLING – 15 minutes
ON ICE - TEAMS FOR 6 ENDS OF 2-PERSON STICK CURLING – 60 minutes