Ice Technology info from Your Ice Technician ~ Ice Tech for Ice Tech

December 18, 2017 Craig Bancroft

Are you having trouble finding that ultimate gift for the curler on your list?  How about getting them the Klutch Curling app? This app will help curlers at all levels with information on short split time as well counting rotations of the rock.  It will also track the push/pull and the side to side drift of the rock during delivery.  Once the curler has this app on their phone (it works on both iPhones and Androids), the phone needs to be on their person to work out on the ice. It can be used for games and practice with the curler being able to review the info later on.  Follow the instructions of the app for proper use.

But wait!   There is more!  The app can be bought at 1/2 price through this Friday, December 22.  The password for 1/2 price purchase is kl-fri.

Klutch Curling has been installed into sheets E and F. 

So, from your Ice Crew at BGCC, have a happy and safe holiday break and see you all in 2018!  Good Curling and CHEERS!


About the Author

Craig Bancroft

Prior to moving to Canada and obtaining his first OCA certification, Craig was an ice tech and curling coach in Wisconsin. He successfully coached a junior women's team to the National Championship title and instilled a life long love of the sport in the kids. Several went on to high competition levels, including National Championships, World Championships and one was a member of the US Olympic team in Vancouver 2010. He has continued his professional development through obtaining his OCA Level 2 and his WCF Ice Technician certification. He has been actively involved on the Ice Crews of marquis events, including the 2014 Continental Cup in Las Vegas, several US National Championships, the 2009 US Olympic Qualifiers, along with the 2007 Brier in Hamilton and the 2006 Scotties in London. Craig is entering his 10th year as the Head Ice Tech at BGCC and often says that he is living the ice tech's dream.

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