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 gameDelivery—improve your accuracy and consistency with gold-medal techniques and tipsSweeping—sweep effectively by avoiding common mistakesStrategy—form a winning game plan through strategies like making the most of the free guard zoneDrills—practise like a pro with Russ's own drills for sweeping, delivery and ice readingTips 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.