Curling: steps to success by Sean Turriff
By Sean Turriff
construct a rock-solid set of foundational talents and information and enhance functionality with Curling: Steps to Success.
across the world well known trainer Sean Turriff brings his vast adventure and services to Curling: Steps to Success, supplying gamers and coaches with a realistic, step by step structure that develops and improves curlers’ primary ability point and choice making. Supplemented by way of greater than ninety images and illustrations, the publication covers crucial curling abilities comparable to throws, brushing, supply, simple pictures, and ice studying. integrated are specified causes of the jobs and duties of every staff member in addition to useful payment issues for gauging avid gamers’ mastery of talents and deciding on while to development to extra complicated strategies and video game techniques.
no matter if you're simply starting or have event at the sheet, the book’s specified picture sequences, professional guide, and developmental drills can have you focusing on the rock competently and continually very quickly. a part of the preferred Steps to good fortune sequence, which has bought greater than million copies around the globe, Curling: Steps to good fortune is your advisor to on-the-sheet luck.
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2) so that both players can get their brush heads as close to the rock as possible. Being close to the rock is important so that the warming effect on the ice isn’t lost before the rock reaches the brushed ice. Brushing partners need to decide who will be on which side of the stone. One brusher also will naturally brush closer to the stone than the other, and this is another decision that has to be made before game play. There has been a recent development regarding brushing styles that has taken over at the upper levels of competition.
Another way to compare the two stances is to first get into an open stance on one side of a rock; then, without changing your grip at all, move to the opposite side of the stone. By moving to the other side and maintaining the grip, you have switched from an open stance to a closed stance. The footwork used with the closed stance is a little more complicated since you are not directly facing the stone’s path as you move. You still need to be up on the balls of your feet, but instead of a cross-country type of gait, you must use a slidestep foot motion.
Keep the leading hand as close to the brush head as possible. • Keep your back flat and parallel to the ice. • Keep the brush in contact with the ice throughout the entire drill. • Use compact brushing strokes of approximately 6 inches (15 cm) total. 14 Score Your Success Score 10 points if you can maintain your footwork without slipping or missing a brush stroke. Deduct 2 points for each slip or missed brush stroke. Your score ___ Brushing Brushing Drill 5 Weight Judgment Accuracy Proficiency in determining when to brush is a huge factor in brushing effectiveness.