Two shots or baseline?

We all know that a personal foul committed on a player in the act of shooting merites freethrows right? The point where an Act of Shooting begins is a bit less clear to some people. You often hear stuff like: ‘He was in his 2 steps’ or likewise. That my dear readers, is not the rule! The situation in the clip is difficult. Certainly if you don’t have IRS available to check the situation again. Still, major heads up to our man Sam Subby who has done an amazing job in clipping the worldcup. Lees “Two shots or baseline?” verder

Tournament talk (2): Limfjords Cup

Tournaments are an awesome way to get better or at least have great times with your referee friends

As promised before we’d talk a little about tournaments. There is hardly a better way imaginable to meet other referee-maniacs such as yourself. For coaches it’s great to work tournaments because there’s an immediate option for the coachee to work with the feedback given. And hey: tournament refereeshirts add to the fun too right? Lees “Tournament talk (2): Limfjords Cup” verder

Teamwork?

foto Luc Reuvers

If you go out of your primairy area of responsability, you interfere with your collegues primairy. That is not necessarily a bad thing, but you have to be very very very cautious to do so. The thing that can happen is that your collegue is about to call the exact opposite of what you as a helping ref are calling. And that is an ugly event you want to avoid. Lees “Teamwork?” verder

Charge/block (2)

Another clip we got from Andrew is under the button. In transition it’s perhaps even more important to be in the place you have to be to see what you have to see. So always be prepaired and be aware of what might happen next. If you put situations like from this clip in your memorymap, you will be sure to call the right thing as soon as it happens. Lees “Charge/block (2)” verder

Tournament Announcements (1)

Quincy Dom en Bram de Vries in Kortrijk, photo: Philip de Koker

As promised before we’d talk a little about tournaments. There is hardly a better way imaginable to meet other referee-maniacs such as yourself. For coaches it’s great to work tournaments because there’s an immediate option for the coachee to work with the feedback given. And hey: tournament refereeshirts add to the fun too right? Lees “Tournament Announcements (1)” verder

Refresh: U fouls!

As you might have noticed last  seasons: U fouls have changed a bit. Whether  you’re a player getting more calls (or getting called more 😉 ) or a ref calling more U fouls, it’s always a good idea to get back to the rules once in a while, and check some videos. So here’s to article 37! Lees “Refresh: U fouls!” verder