Whether you are a relatively inexperienced curler who has just purchased shoes with a substantial slider or a player with more experience who has moved up to a thicker slider, you owe it to yourself and your teammates to take some time to become acquainted with and confident in your new equipment before using it in a game situation. Following are some exercises that will help.
It seems that when a new curler comes into our store invariably they head for the brushes. Why not? Brushes are shiny, multicoloured, they move, you can hold them in your hand, and most curlers, including the novice, can sweep. Even though they might not accomplish that mighty double take out every time, they can sweep their guts out, drag the rock and make a contribution to the team.
Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned competitive curler, curling shoes are an extremely important part of the game. The curling shoes you wear will have a huge impact on your delivery and ultimately on your success and enjoyment of the sport. Curling shoes are an investment in your game.