In a crew of referees you are never alone. Make sure you are on the same page by creating a solid pregame talk. Make sure you know how to act in situations. The following clip shows a nice example of teamwork. Let’s check it and contemplate: Would we have called the same as the crew in the clip?? Would we have contacted our partner to upgrade the foul?   Lees verder “Teamwork!”

More info on EyeOpener Camp 2019

At officiating’s cool we are always looking to help referees improve. If you want to become a better referee there are lots of things you can do. Internet is stacked with clips and instructions. The only thing you need to make sure is you’re not watching clips or instructions with old rules like we did ourselves some days ago.  Lees verder “More info on EyeOpener Camp 2019”

No charge zone… explained !

Since a couple of years we’re dealing with the no charge semi circle as the official wording is in the official rules. Took a while for me to build it into my system I have to confess (and I know some people think I still haven’t mastered it yet 🙂 )
Peter Smith uploaded a great video with good and decent explanation. Mind you: the rules have already changed a bit: a defender should have at least one foot in or on the area to be in the required spot!  Lees verder “No charge zone… explained !”

Traveling – Let’s get it right!

I’m sure that everybody studied the new traveling rules over last summers, and let’s be honest: we know better than coaches and players who are complaining.  Let me ask that one again: Do we really?
Peter McDonald made a great video about the new traveling rules. It’s a nice refresh for all us refs and even for players and coaches. Great work Peter! Lees verder “Traveling – Let’s get it right!”