The second edition of Basketball England’s Summer Websessions will be hosted by Englands NFI Neil Wilkinson. Last week Richard Stokes had a very interesting opener on sequensincing plays. Wilkinson will go into the act of shooting on july 16th Lees “Webinar Act of Shooting by Neil Wilkinson” verder
We hope most of our readers are (more or less slowly) starting to think about the new season. As we all have been away from the game for a long time it’s smart to take moment and think about how you are going to prepare for the next season. We stumbled upon a digital session conducted by FIBA referee Julio Anaya headlined: ‘This is my preparation, and how do you prepare?’ . It apparantly was the first session for the new platform Referees Evolving Digitally. Lees “This is my preparation, how do you prepare??” verder
During this crazy long offseason we’ve seen several nice online startups appear, all aimed at sharing knowledge and improving referees. If anything good comes from COVID19 it should be that we as referees get closer to uniformly maintaining rules and regulations ;-).
Euroleague referee Sreten Radovic from Croatia went online to share his knowledge about Unsportsmenlike fouls. If you have like 90 minutes, I’d say grab a coffee and check the lecture.
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Roberto Chiari is one of the priviliged refs who has been officiating Olympic Games. We stumbled upon a lecture of his about ‘faking a foul’. If you have an hour I’d say grab a chair and watch. Lees “Fake a foul, webinar by Roberto Chiari” verder
The Galician Basketball Federation (FGB) organizes a virtual round table tomorrow (june 9th) dedicated to the ‘Evolution of officiating in the last decade’, which is open to referees and table officers until it covers the planned 250 places. Lees “Webinar: Evaluation of officiating in the last decade” verder
Never Stop Learning has another great session coming up today. Euroleague Referee coach Todd Warnick will discuss how to properly cover basketball in shifting to more of a threepointers game. Lees “NSL: Modern basketball” verder
Spanish international Antonio Conde is participating today in the activity entitled ‘Body language for referees’, organized by the Syrian Basketball Federation through the Zoom videoconference platform. Lees “Webinar Syrian Basketball Federation: Body Language” verder
During this strange time that is Covid-19 we’ve seen several e-learning platforms arise. One that really deserves some attention is: Never Stop Learning (NSL). Today they will feature Euroleague Referee Damir Javor. Lees “NSL: Damir Javor about Signals and Non verbal Communication” verder
While watching clips at Officiating’s Cool headquarters we noticed sometimes we are making errors in recognizing traveling violations. Spoiler: we might post some more clips like this in the upcoming days. But the question may be as simple as: are you calling a travel or not? Lees “Travel or nah??” verder
One of the biggest names in European Officiating will air tomorrow with a lecture about better communication with referees. Nicolas Maestre from France, International referee since 2000, will air on youtube and the link is to be found down here. Lees “Better communication with the referees” verder