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2019-20 CurlON CLINICS PROGRAM – Club Hosted Clinics ($)

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ATTENTION: This page is dedicated to CurlON Member Clubs interested in hosting their own CurlON Clinic Program clinic at their club, for their club members. Please note this is a PAID OPTION for the Club and is separate from the CCP FREE Clinic Series Events, each CurlON Member Club member is entitled to, as part of their membership with CurlON.

CurlON Member Clubs interested in hosting a CCP Club Hosted Clinic may do so by agreeing to pay the LIST PRICE and by submitting your REQUEST HERE>> BEGINNING AUGUST 1st!

The 2019-20 CCP Season will be promoted through our Facebook Page (please follow).

Terms and Conditions:

  1. The CCP is not to be used to replace any Adult Learn to Curl (AL2C) program.
  2. All requests are to be made online, a minimum of three weeks prior to the preferred and requested host dates.
  3. Clinic requests are filled on a first come/first served basis in the request system and are based on Instructor availability.
  4. Clubs are not to request dates for the hosted paid option that are in conflict with locations on the “CCP FREE Clinic Series” (in their region), on the schedule found HERE>>
  5. The CurlON CCP club hosted option runs from October 1 to March 31.
  6. Club to assume all costs as per the following CCP Costing Schedule>>
  7. Clubs requesting 2 paid clinics on same day, will be required to provide lunch to instructors.
  8. Clubs are required to use the provided CurlON CCP clinic registration link to sign up attendees (issued at confirmation of clinic request).

For more information on the CCP, please email [email protected].


About the CurlON Clinics Program:

Of the 195 CurlON Member Clubs in Southern Ontario, many do not have trained or certified in-house instructors to provide formal training or coaching at the club level for curlers.

The CurlON Clinics Program is geared specifically towards INTERMEDIATE curlers. The CTP is NOT designed as a replacement for any Adult Learn to Curl (AL2C) program. As such, CurlON presents clinics after October 1st and will run until March 31.

To service this very important segment, CurlON provides a turn-key, group instruction program to Member Clubs at a fee, presented by highly trained and experienced Instructors who follow approved technical lesson plans within current sport practices. Clinic attendees are provided instruction on basic delivery and brushing techniques, skill analysis, and strategy development. The CurlON CCP Club Hosted Clinics also offers specialized “stick delivery” learning and video analysis and with applied current technologies.  As well, Clubs may build their own 3-hr clinic with selections from a variety of both on and off-ice topics.

Current CurlON Clinics Program Team districts include:

  • West Clinic Team (combined London, Guelph-Kitchener)
  • Hamilton-Niagara Clinic Team
  • Toronto – GTA Clinic Team
  • Muskoka District Clinic Team
  • Kawartha District Clinic Team
  • East Clinic Team (combined Kingston, Ottawa)

IMPORTANT NOTES TO CUB:

  • Please be advised that although CurlON will work to confirm your request, it will very much depend on Instructor availability on the dates requested. CurlON may negotiate alternative arrangements with the club contact, if the primary request can not be facilitated as submitted.
  • A minimum 3-week lead time submission prior to the preferred hosting date is required, to allow for confirmation of available Instructors.
  • Clubs are to provide required video (large screen TV or projector) and audio system for off-ice sessions.
  • Clubs are to complete a separate online application REQUEST HERE>> BEGINNING AUGUST 1st! for each clinic being requested.
  • CurlON will invoice club after completion of clinic.

To submit your Club Hosted Clinic request, please see and select from the information below.

CLINIC OPTIONS:

Clinic #1: Learn to Deliver    REQUEST HERE>>
This 3-hour clinic is ideal for a newer curler (up to 2 years of experience). With both off and on ice instruction, this clinic teaches the basics of the curling delivery – focusing on balance, correct timing and grips, turns and releases. Introductory sweeping instruction is included. Participants will have an opportunity to learn about, observe, practice and receive feedback on their deliveries and sweeping.

*Club must provide off-ice space and video equipment suitable for group.
*Not recommended for stick curlers ( see clinic 5 below)

Clinic #2: Skills Analysis    REQUEST HERE>>
This 3-hour clinic is best suited to a curler with 1-2+ years of experience. This clinic will review delivery fundamentals with an increased focus on skill analysis/fault correction. After technical review of each aspect of the delivery, participants will have an opportunity to practice the skill and receive feedback for improvement. The majority of this clinic will be conducted on the ice. Time will be reserved at the conclusion of the clinic for additional feedback from clinicians on any aspect of the delivery.

*Club must provide off-ice space and video equipment suitable for group.
*Not recommended for stick curlers ( see clinic 5 below)

Clinic #3: Video Analysis    REQUEST HERE>>
This 3-hour clinic is largely conducted on ice, with a short off-ice delivery review preceding on-ice analysis. Participants will have an opportunity to practice their delivery, be videotaped and immediately receive technical feedback. After opportunity to correct identified delivery faults/areas for improvement, participants will have an opportunity again to be videoed and receive feedback. Due to the time intensive and personalized feedback that is inherent with this clinic, attendance is limited to 18 with 3 CCP Instructors. Participants will have the opportunity to review their videos and receive key feedback.

*Club must provide off-ice space and video equipment suitable for group.
*If stick curler, a minimum of 6 stick-curlers is required.

Clinic #4: Strategy Clinic    REQUEST HERE>>  

Option 1: Basic Strategy
This 2-hour off-ice clinic will review some of the basic concepts of strategy. This clinic is suitable for curlers with little to moderate strategic knowledge or experience, or front end players looking to learn more about strategy. This clinic will address the three different types of strategy, how to employ these strategies with appropriate shot selection, factors that influence strategy, and how to play to your team’s strengths. There will be opportunity to engage in discussions regarding different strategic scenarios.

Option 2: Intermediate Strategy
This 2-hour off-ice clinic will address intermediate strategy and would be appropriate for curlers with vice/skip experience. This clinic will build on the basic concepts of strategy by introducing concepts like shot tolerance, end plans, game plans, angles, drag effect and will provide time to actively engage through discussions regarding different shot scenarios.

*Club must provide off-ice space and video equipment suitable for group.

Clinic #5: Stick Clinic     REQUEST HERE>>
This 3-hour clinic is designed to provide information, instruction on and technical feedback for curlers who deliver using the stick. There will be off-ice components including background of stick curling, technical overview (delivery), etiquette, rules and equipment review, followed by stick-specific warm up routines, delivery instruction, sweeping instruction with technical feedback throughout. Opportunity will be given towards the end of the clinic for participants to ask additional questions or obtain further feedback.

*Club must provide off-ice space and video equipment suitable for group.

Clinic #6: Build Your Own Clinic    REQUEST HERE>>
This 3-hour clinic will include 3 modules which will be selected from the list of available topics to ensure the clinic is tailored to the interests and needs of the attendees. This clinic can be modified in a variety of ways to best suit the club.

Topics include: Brushing, Weight Control, Increasing Hit Weight, Game Play with Technical Assistance, Line of Delivery, Skills Analysis (Delivery), Strategy (off-ice), Rules & Etiquette (off-ice).

*Club must provide off-ice space and video equipment suitable for group.

For more information on the CurlON Clinics Program and the Club Hosted Clinics option, please contact Laurence Bishop at 613-876-8150 or [email protected].