Books

Book review: A Pane in the Glass

Posted by on September 10, 2011 at 4:13 pm

Bill Tschirhart has been involved in coaching the sport of curling for many years. I was first introduced to Bill in 1990 when he was coach of the University of Waterloo varsity curling teams, which was Bill’s first coaching position. Since then, Bill has held coaching positions provincially and nationally, coached at both national and […]

Book review: Smart Curling

Posted by on June 13, 2011 at 12:47 pm

Smart Curling [1] is a book that really isn’t so much about curling as it is about communication, team performance and team dynamics, using curling as its context. As such, Vera Pezer’s 177-page volume is the single most comprehensive introduction to team dynamics and communication that I have thus far come across, so I recommend […]

Book review: Curl to Win

Posted by on June 2, 2011 at 10:59 pm

Perhaps without realizing it, Russ Howard has delivered an excellent instructional guide to curling that, in my view, is almost perfectly suited for older Little Rock and bantam-aged players. Entitled Curl to Win and published in 2009 by HarperCollins of Toronto, Howard attempts, and largely succeeds, to cater to both new curlers and to experienced […]