Focus on the Rules #4

The Spirit of Curling. Win graciously and lose gracefully… Read more about this, the first rule. The preamble to the Rules of Curling is about the spirit of the game: Curling is a game of skill and traditions. A shot well executed is a delight to see and so,...

Focus on the Rules #3

Where should you be when your team is not delivering? 1) Wandering into the next sheet. 2) Walking down the middle of your sheet. 3) Standing in the house talking to the opposing skip. 4) Standing beside your opponents who are about to sweep. 5) None of the above....

Focus on the Rules #2

When a measurement is needed to determine the score… Stay out of the house!!!! The skips or vice-skips in charge of the house decide on the score.  ALWAYS.  WITHOUT EXCEPTION.  No one else’s opinion matters.  For that reason it’s customary, and good...

Focus on the Rules

Over the next few weeks we’re going to highlight a few of the Rules of Curling that our new curlers might be having trouble with, or are not aware of.  We’ll do this one at a time. So here’s the first rule dump.  Spares and playing with three...