Curl To Win

by Russ Howard

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd | October 21, 2014 | Trade Paperback |

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The ultimate guide to improving your game-from Canada's most celebrated curler

Whether you're stepping into the hack for the first time, looking to improve your delivery or trying to better understand strategy, Curl to Win will help you take your game to the next level. Renowned for his ability to blend the mental and physical aspects of curling as well as his innovative and effective strategies, Russ Howard has written a practical handbook that no curler should be without. Russ draws on his more than three decades of experience as a winning player and coach to explain:

  • Basics-start off on the right foot by picking the right equipment and really understanding how to play the game
  • Delivery-improve your accuracy and consistency with gold-medal techniques and tips
  • Sweeping-sweep effectively by avoiding common mistakes
  • Strategy-form a winning game plan through strategies like making the most of the free guard zone
  • Drills-practise like a pro with Russ's own drills for sweeping, delivery and ice reading
  • Tips and tricks-learn how to match rocks, have a winning mindset, yell ""Hurry hard!"" and much more

Fully illustrated with step-by-step photographs and diagrams, Curl to Win will help you get more out of your game.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 100 Pages, 4.72 × 7.87 × 0.79 in

Published: October 21, 2014

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1443437476

ISBN - 13: 9781443437479

Found in: Sports and Fitness

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Curl To Win

Curl To Win

by Russ Howard

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 100 Pages, 4.72 × 7.87 × 0.79 in

Published: October 21, 2014

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1443437476

ISBN - 13: 9781443437479

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The ultimate guide to improving your game-from Canada's most celebrated curler

Whether you're stepping into the hack for the first time, looking to improve your delivery or trying to better understand strategy, Curl to Win will help you take your game to the next level. Renowned for his ability to blend the mental and physical aspects of curling as well as his innovative and effective strategies, Russ Howard has written a practical handbook that no curler should be without. Russ draws on his more than three decades of experience as a winning player and coach to explain:

  • Basics-start off on the right foot by picking the right equipment and really understanding how to play the game
  • Delivery-improve your accuracy and consistency with gold-medal techniques and tips
  • Sweeping-sweep effectively by avoiding common mistakes
  • Strategy-form a winning game plan through strategies like making the most of the free guard zone
  • Drills-practise like a pro with Russ's own drills for sweeping, delivery and ice reading
  • Tips and tricks-learn how to match rocks, have a winning mindset, yell ""Hurry hard!"" and much more

Fully illustrated with step-by-step photographs and diagrams, Curl to Win will help you get more out of your game.

About the Author

RUSS HOWARD's curling career spans over thirty years and includes numerous championships at the provincial, world and Olympic levels. He developed the ""Moncton Rule,"" which led to the creation of the free guard zone-an innovation that changed the game of curling and was adopted around the world. A member of the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame, Russ was named ""curler of the century"" by Sweep! magazine. Russ lives in Moncton, New Brunswick, where he and his wife, Wendy, have formed a new ""Team Howard"" as realtors with Re/Max Quality Real Estate.

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