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Curling for dummies

Author: Bob Weeks
Publisher: Mississauga, Ont. : J. Wiley and Sons Canada, 2006.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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From hogs to hacks to brooms and bonspiels, this guide has curling covered, from fundamentals to complex strategy. Discover how to: get the most out of the game as a fan or as a player; improve your delivery, shots, and sweeping; form a winning team; enter and play in curling events; and enjoy the unique spirit of the game.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Weeks
ISBN: 9780470838280 0470838280
OCLC Number: 67400200
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 350 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: What is curling? --
Kilts and cannonballs: Where curling comes from --
The equipment --
The ice --
Rock and roll --
The rink --
Hogs and hacks: Understanding the playing field --
The rules --
The delivery --
The shots --
Sweeping --
Stepping onto the ice --
Getting a game --
Strategy --
Practicing --
Kids and curling --
Coaching --
Fun and furor: Being a fan --
A world of championships --
Ten top-notch curling skips --
Ten memorable curling shots --
Ten tremendous curling games --
Ten terrific curling information sources.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: Bob Weeks.
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