Sometimes we underestimate the value of simple basic techniques in creating the solid foundations of successful basketball officiating at the top level. When blowing the pea-less whistle it is important to have enough air (force) in a short period to enter into whistle. This creates the strong decisive sound. Given the need to communicate verbally the decision after making the call, it is imperative we retain some air in our lungs. Lees verder “Making a call, decision making and communication”
A pre-game conference is absolutely necessary. The concept is to ensure you and your partner(s) are on the same page when officiating together. This promotes good teamwork and good officiating. Lees verder “Always a Pregame!!”
This Sam Subby clip is another thing that is bound to happen a few times per season and we can hear you already think: wtf just happened there. So let us know: What are you going to call and why?? Lees verder “What did just happen there?”
There’s a little addition to the rules as far as it comes to cylinders. We all know about cylinders of the defensive players right? We have now cylinders for offensive players too. Please take note of the following video and make sure you apply it properly.Videos made available by Bernard Vassallo Lees verder “Cylinders!”
Let’s not dive into area’s of responsability too much, and just check what is happening here. The player goes up, the defense takes a stand and then…..
Well see for yourself. Sam Subby is once again the King Of Clips here. Lees verder “Blocking or no call??”
FIBA has one golden rule when it comes to prioritising for referee training for FIBA games – Game Control. That is ensuring a smooth running and dynamic game where players are able to showcase their basketball skills. This is the image FIBA is looking for. The two or three appointed referees are the ones who are responsible for this game control.