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Better Curling: The Art of Calling Line

By John Mielke, USCA Level III Instructor/Coach

This article appears  in the May edition of the U.S. Curling Association’s magazine, Curling News. Anthracite Curling Club and its members are members of the USCA.

Calling and judging line are some of the toughest jobs for many skips, especially those who are new to being in the house. This article will hopefully help these skips decide where to put the broom, when to call for sweeping, and what to watch for when the “Plan A” shot isn’t going to happen. Continue reading

Better Curling: Bigger, Faster, Stronger

For those looking to gain an edge in their game via the Bigger-Faster-Stronger=Wins theory, check out this new Twitter feed designed to give curlers sport-specific fitness advice: @fit_nut_curl. The handle just started at the beginning of the month so now is the perfect time to inundate the handle owner with questions and know you’ll get a response.