88 pages, 9 × 7.5 × 0.25 in
February 8, 2010
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 155109634X
ISBN - 13: 9781551096346
From the Publisher
Curling Secrets is an instructional guide to curling for novices and experts written by six-time Canadian and two-time world curling champion Colleen Jones.
Canadian curling legend Colleen Jones is only forty-six years old, but she has already been inducted into the Curling Hall of Fame. In Curling Secrets she shares her many years of knowledge and experience with high-level curling in this instructional book that is both witty and informative. Jones outlines how to fine-tune your technique; how to choose the right curling gear; what practice drills will have you well prepared for competition; and the proper mental and physical exercises necessary for success. Colour photographs by Chronicle Herald photographer Tim Krochak and strategy diagrams provide step-by-step instruction for handling a variety of game situations.
Whether you want to learn the fundamentals of the game, are looking to take your curling skills to the next level at your home rink, or are ready to improve your competitive play, Curling Secrets will show you what it takes to find curling success.
About the Author
Colleen Jones is one of Canada's all-time greatest curlers. She won Canadian curling championships in 1982, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004 and world championships in 2001 and 2004. She is also a CBC reporter in Halifax, where she covers weather and sports on the weekday morning news program. With the CBC, she has covered several Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, and Canada Games competitions. Jones lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia.