Archive for July, 2011

Tac-tic-tee by Rock Science

July 4, 2011

Tac-Tic-Tee (Tactic-Tee, not Tic-Tac-Tee) is a curling strategy game that centers on shot selection. Players of the game pretend that they are skipping a team in their club championship final. A play situation involves the layout of the stones as diagrammed on one of the rock-position cards, supplemented by the specific circumstances for the shot: […]

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Long-term athlete development in Canada

July 1, 2011

In January 2010, the Canadian Curling Association published a policy document, drafted by a team that included former Canadian champions Elaine Dagg-Jackson and Melissa Soligo along with CCA Director of High Performance Gerry Peckham, Istvan Baly, Richard Way, and Sharon Delver, entitled Long-term Athlete Development for Curling in Canada. I’d like to draw the attention […]

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