Curling For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Curling For Dummies, 2nd Edition
  • eBook:
    Curling For Dummies, 2nd Edition
  • Author:
    Bob Weeks
  • Edition:
    2 edition
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  • Data:
    February 5, 2020
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  • Pages:
    368 pages
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Curling For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Bob Weeks

Your ultimate guide to curling
Whether you're a rookie or a seasoned player, fan, or coach, this is the curling book for you. From game fundamentals to complex strategy, here you'll find everything you need to get the most out of the game. Become familiar with the broom, the rock, and the ice, understand the rules and the role of each team member, get into a practice routine, and more. Armed with the many tips and pointers in this fun, friendly book, you'll have no excuse not to head down to your local club and get curling!
  • Explore curling's history from the 1500s to today
  • Discover the brush, stone, hack, house, and button
  • Form a winning team
  • Improve your delivery, shots, and sweeping
  • Master strategy with and without the last rock
  • Enjoy the unique spirit of the game


Part 1: Getting Started
Chapter 1: What Is Curling?
Chapter 2: Kilts and Cannonballs: Where Curling Comes From

Part 2: Curling Fundamentals
Chapter 3: The Equipment
Chapter 4: The Ice
Chapter 5: Rock and Roll
Chapter 6: The Rink
Chapter 7: Hogs and Hacks: Understanding the Playing Field
Chapter 8: The Rules

Part 3: Hurry Hard! Playing the Game
Chapter 9: The Delivery
Chapter 10: The Shots
Chapter 11: Sweeping
Chapter 12: Stepping onto the Ice
Chapter 13: Getting a Game

Part 4: Getting Better
Chapter 14: Strategy
Chapter 15: Practicing

Part 5: Behind the Glass
Chapter 16: Kids and Curling
Chapter 17: Coaching
Chapter 18: Fun and Furor: Being a Fan
Chapter 19: A World of Championships

Part 6: The Part of Tens
Chapter 20: Ten Top-Notch Curling Skips
Chapter 21: Ten Memorable Curling Shots
Chapter 22: Ten Tremendous Curling Games
Chapter 23: Ten Terrific Curling Information Sources

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