From Behind the Hack – He Ain’t Heavy; He’s My Brother!

He Ain’t Heavy; He’s My Brother

In this latest From Behind the Hack, Mark discusses weight

This month it’s time to talk about weight control.  No, I don’t mean counting calories and all that – let’s talk about being able to deliver the weight that you really want for your shots.

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Monday Night League Starts November 3 – Signup By Friday

We will be starting a new, Monday night league on November 3 that will run through March.  This league will be a mix of men and women teams that are trying to qualify for the 2015 USA Curling Arena National Championships being held in Cedar Rapids, July 16 – 19, and open teams (any mix of men and women) that are not qualifying for the Arena Nationals, so you do not have to considered for the Arena Nationals Team to be in this league.

If you would like to be in this Monday night league, please send an email (no online signup) to crcurlingclub@gmail.com NO LATER THAN 11:59 PM THIS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10 with the following information:

  • Name:
  • Phone:
  • Email:
  • Years Curled:
  • Position you would like to play (rank in order, 1 (highest) to 5 (lowest)):

Lead
Second
Vice-Skip
Skip
Sub

  • Do you want to be considered for an Arena Nationals Team?
  • ONLY If you want to be considered for Arena Nationals: Did you attend the Arena Nationals Candidate information session held on September 12, or do you have a copy of the presentation that was given there?
  • If you are signing up as a team, or a partial team, who are your other team members (Please include above information for your team members as well.)?
  • For those NOT wishing to be Arena Nationals Candidates: If you want to play with specific people, such as a spouse, child, friend, etc., let us know and we will try to accommodate that request.
  • Arena Nationals Candidates: We cannot guarantee any requests to play with other individuals for the entire length of the Monday League, but will try to honor them at the start of the League.
  • Any additional comments?
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Fall League Info and Results

Information on our Fall League and last night’s results are now available on the Fall League page.  Refer to this page for current standings, league schedule (including byes), team rosters, and substitutes list!

If you are looking for a substitute (or are one) remember our Facebook Virtual Warm Room is a great place to check!

Good Curling!

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Learn To Curl Sessions Every Friday Night

The Cedar Rapids Curling Club will be hosting learn to curl sessions every Friday night that they are scheduled to curl, starting September 12.

Space will be limited to 8 participants per night, and cost will be $20 per person.  You will get up to 2 hours and 15 minutes of on-ice instruction and game play.

Learn To Curl

Learn To Curl

Each learn to curl session will start at approximately 9:00 PM and end no later than 11:15 PM.  You may stay and play/practice for up to the full 2 hours and 15 minutes.  Instructors will work with you for as long as you like.

If you feel confident enough to fill in on one of our league games, and a team needs a sub, we’ll try to work you in for a few ends so you can get some real game experience.

REGISTRATION

CLICK HERE to go to our Learn To Curl page for more information.  CLICK HERE to register for a learn to learn to curl session!

Make sure to join us for Broom Stacking afterwards!  What is Broom Stacking?  Check our Curling 101 page for the answer.

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From Behind the Hack #3 – Letting Go

Letting Go

The third installment of From Behind the Hack is now available!  In this article, Mark discusses Release.

“Last time we met, we talked for quite a while about setting up and starting the delivery. This time, we take the next step, and actually send the rock out onto the sheet.”

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