Episode 54: Owning the position and creating force during brushing 579 589 Stephanie Thompson

In today’s episode we discuss a common issue when it comes to becoming a better brusher. Everyone knows we want to apply more force during the sweep. But not many people understand how to go about both effectively and efficiently creating that force. I explain the concept of kinetic energy and how to practice using your entire body to create downward force while sweeping a rock.


Key concepts and links mentioned:

  • Owning the position
  • Kinetic energy
  • Brushing plank tip
  • World Curling Academy Virtual Fitness Workshops –bundle price
  • Choose from 8 DIY off ice training programs specifically designed to help improve your curling performance –offseason menu


Here are some past episodes you will want to go back & listen to:

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Coach Steph

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The Empowered Performance for Curlers Podcast

Episode 54: Owning the position and creating force during brushing

Stephanie Thompson

Stephanie Thompson


R.Kin, B.Ed, CSEP-CPT, Competition Development Coach in training, 200 RYT in training
On & Off Ice rehab & performance training. Providing tools and education to move better & play better.

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