Episode 69: Considerations for 1st year curlers -part 3: for the teammates 150 150 Stephanie Thompson
If you have ever played on a curling team with a new curler, this episode is for you: Tips and tricks to help you support and encourage new curlers as they learn and grow. Give them tips as a skip or a sweeper while avoiding overwhelm, and help them find a win after every shot. This is a 3-part series; check out episode 66 focusing specifically on tips for new curlers, and episode 68 tips specifically for coaches of new curlers.   5 tips discussed:
  1. Keep shot choices simple and consistent, focusing on repetition
  2. Skips give sweepers feedback to relay to player
  3. Sweepers keep feedback simple and support players goals
  4. Answer questions with patience
  5. Keep strategy simple and focused on end goal
Listen & watch below, on your favourite streaming ap or on Curling News/SI Key resources:   Some other great episodes to check out:
  • Episode 66: Considerations for 1st year curlers -part 1 for athletes
  • Episode 68: Considerations for 1st year curlers -part 2 for coaches
  • Episode 65: 5 Reasons why you aren’t a better brusher
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Episode 69: Considerations for 1st year curlers -part 3: for the teammates

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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