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Ice Technician Courses Schedules

For the information of the participants registered on the WCF Ice Technician Level I & II Courses to be held in Fussen, Germany, 10-14 July 2002, here are the course schedules.

There remains some places available on both courses so registration can still be done through the WCF office (see registration forms elsewhere on this webpage).
 

Schedule Level 1

Day Time Step Where
Wed July 10th 09.00 - 09.10 Keith Wendorf, WCF CDO, opening comments Curling Hall - Classroom
  09.10 - 09.30 Introduction
Information about the Level I course and meeting the participants
Curling Hall - Classroom
  09.30 - 10.00 The development of the game and its demand on curling ice, games tactics (for non-curlers) Curling Hall - Classroom
  10.00 - 10.30 Coffee break Arena, Coffee room
  10.30 - 11.15 Summer-checks and the equipment needed within a club Curling Hall - Classroom
  11.15 - 12.00 Theories of ice maintenance Curling Hall - Classroom
  12.00 - 13.30 Lunch break Füssen Restaurant
  13.30 - 14.15 Ice installation and basic curling ice making, theory Curling Hall - Classroom
  14.15 - 14.30 How to measure the sheets in an arena Curling Hall - Classroom
  14.30 - 15.30 Coffee break Arena Coffee Room
  15.00 - 15.30 Installing the 2" x 4" across the arena, practical Arena
  15.30 - 16.15 Measuring the sheets, practical Arena
  16.15 - 18.00 Cut the circles, painting, logos, lines and hacks, theory and practical work Arena/Club
Thu July 11th      
  08.00 - 09.00 Painting and put in lines for 3 sheets, practical Arena
  09.00 - 09.20 Sealing and flooding, theory Curling Hall - Classroom
  09.20 - 09.40 Rocks, theory Curling Hall - Classroom
  09.40 - 10.00 Coffee break Arena Coffee room
  10.00 - 11.00 Sealing-Flooding (light), practice Arena
  11.00 - 11.30 Temperatures, theory Curling Hall - Classroom
  11.30 - 12.00 Pebbling, theory Curling Hall - Classroom
  12.00 - 14.00 Lunch break Füssen Restaurant
  14.00 - 14.30 Pebbling, practice Curling club
  14.30 - 16.00 Ice scraping, practical Curling club
  16.00 - 17.30 Coffee break, test and correction of the test Arena Coffee/Class
  17.30 - 17.45 Certificates presented, farewell comments Curling Hall - Classroom

Schedule Level 2

Day Time Step Where
Fri July 12th 09.00 - 09.10 Introduction by Keith Wendorf Curling Hall - Classroom
  09.10 - 09.20 Information about the Level II course, introducing the participants and the instructors Curling Hall - Classroom
  09.30 - 10.00 Refresher course: Ice maintenance, ice installation, painting, logos, lines and hacks; how to measure the sheets etc Curling Hall - Classroom
  10.00 - 10.30 Coffee break Arena Coffee room
  10.30 - 11.00 Refresher course  
  11.00 - 12.00 Water, theory Curling Hall - Classroom
  12.00 - 13.30 Lunch break Füssen restaurant
  13.30 - 15.00 Painting and put in lines and hacks on 3 sheets, practice Arena
  15.00 - 15.30 Coffee break Arena Coffee room
  15.30 - 16.00 Ice installation hockey ice, weekday ice, competition ice ( if many use an arena for competitions), ice quality Curling Hall - Classroom
  16.00 - 16.30 Check the level in the arena, practice Arena
  16.30 - 17.00 Flooding theory, expanded Curling Hall - Classroom
  17.00 - 18.00 Flooding #1 arena, voluntary Arena
  17.00 End of day one for participants who are attending Umpiring Level I course which starts at 18.00  
Sat July 13th      
  08.00 - 09.00 Flooding #2, arena Arena
  09.00 - 09.30 Pebbling theory, expanded Curling Hall - Classroom
  09.30 - 10.00 Pebbling practice Curling club
  10.00 - 10.30 Coffee break Arena Coffee room
  10.30 - 11.00 Power scraping theory Curling Hall - Classroom
  11.00 - 12.00 Power-scraping, practical - level 1 Curling Club
  12.00 - 13.30 Lunch break Füssen restaurant
  13.30 - 14.00 Power-scraping, practical - level 2 Curling club
  14.00 - 14.30 Ice quality theories about frost, heaving, etc Curling Hall - Classroom
  14.30 - 15.00 Rocks, theory Curling Hall - Classroom
  15.00 - 15.30 Coffee break Arena Coffee room
  15.30 - 16.00 Rock test, practice Curling club
  16.00 - 16.20 Temperatures and steering systems, theory Curling Hall - Classroom
  16.20 - 16.40 Temperature check with handgun, practice Arena
  16.40 - 17.00 Energy (lights) Curling Hall - Classroom
  17.00 - 18.00 Flooding #3, Voluntary Arena
  17.00 End of day two for participants who are attending Umpiring Level II course which starts at 18.00  
Sun July 14th      
  08.00 - 09.00 Flooding #4 Arena
  09.00 - 09.30 Humidity theory Curling Hall - Classroom
  09.30 - 10.45 Practice humidity testing, ice plants; theory and inspection Classroom / Arena
  10.45 - 11.00 Coffee break Arena Coffee room
  11.00 - 13.00 Test for level II, correction of the test and certificates presented Curling Hall - Classroom
  13.00 Extra flooding if needed Instructors
  13.30 The business of curling seminar start Curling Hall - Classroom


Sincerely,

Keith Wendorf
- WCF Curling Development Officer

Tel: 0033-3-88748655
Fax: 0033-3-88748655
e-mail: kwendorf@aol.com

2002-07-04

 

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