Art Of Officiating

Covering conflict management, the psychology of officiating, best practices and officiating-life balance.

Art Of Officiating

Art Of Officiating
Covering conflict management, the psychology of officiating, best practices and officiating-life balance.

Get The Most Out of Camps and Clinics

The best way for you to judge the effectiveness of a clinic or camp is to count the number of habits or procedures that...

When You Disagree With A Downgrade

Sometimes you can just feel a downgrade coming. You’ve just completed your game. You’re headed home for the evening but you can’t seem to get that one...

Guide for Our ‘Workplace’

Although officiating is an avocation for most of us, it is one that must be treated as a business. Officiating should be fun, but...

Breaking Up With A Partner Is Hard to Do

Cutting off an association with a crewmate or partner may be the most difficult thing an official ever has to do. Even though diplomatic...

Climb Your Mountain

A mountain is such a commonly used metaphor because it provides beautiful imagery to our goals and the challenges we face to reach them. Every...

Your Calls Linger After You

You may think the impact of your officiating is confinded to the time the clock is running and ends at the buzzer, but your...

Attitude Adjustments That Improve Performance

There are a lot of things I know now that I wish I had known when I started officiating. One area that I needed attitude adjustments...

Four Errors You Might Be Making

We don’t like it when we mess up. Yet, in trying to eliminate errors, most of our focus is on rules and mechanics. The...

When Your Partner’s Out of It Mentally

You show up at the game site. You’re pumped. You meet your partner. Something’s wrong. He or she is distracted, upset, not engaged. You can see right away...

Make Your Time Work For You

Adding officiating to your already busy schedule can cause a painful time crunch. But if you manage your time well, you can fit officiating...

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