Episode 78: April 2024 Q&A and Case Study 150 150 Stephanie Thompson
In this episode I answer questions such as:
  • Best workout for improving stability and power for peel weight
  • Should I pull back in the curling delivery?
  • What workouts should I do if I have a knee injury?
This months case study gives tips for if your inner thigh or outer hip is influencing your ability to get into a comfortable and accurate delivery position   Questions & time stamp: 5 min 3 sec Tips for Training for peel weight power/stability. 11 min 5 sec Tips for Training for sweeping endurance & What workouts would you suggest for sweeping, and keeping in good shape for next season? 15 min 50 sec Can you skip around on the ultimate offseason program? 21 min 55 sec Workouts to do in the offseason with a knee injury? 28 min Should you pull back in the delivery? I keep hearing conflicting information. I struggle with staying on line and my coach thinks it happens when I pull back 35 min Case Study After a very long hiatus, around 12 years, I got back into curling. Now when I throw rocks by the end of a few days it feels like I’m tearing my abductor and I also get knee pain at the joint like my muscle is failing and pulling on my knee but also I lose my stability in my slide. For the first time in my life I am fish tailing on an out turn! I have been working on lengthening my abductors so I can get low in my slide again but I still start to get unstable and it’s like my sliding foot goes too far under or I’m unsure! I also had a physio help me with exercises to build my knee, leg and hip strength but I still have the same problem after training and throwing rocks. Key resources mentioned:
  • Exercises listed:
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Episode 78: April 2024 Q&A and Case Study

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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