Sports Officiating is rewarding. It is also challenging. To be a good official, you need a blend of determination, and decisiveness, to name just a few of the qualities required. In each game you work, you will be faced with many situations. Collectively through these situations you will be asked to demonstrate the fairness of a judge, the skill of a diplomat, the authority of a police officer and the understanding of a parent. All in all – much will be asked of you.
This book is comprehensive, authoritative and practical in its approach to officiating. It presents a blend of techniques that speak to the commonality of all officiating. Within its pages you will find aswers to the questions you most often ask yourself about becoming and succeeding as an official. You will be able to take from this book the principles, practices and policies and apply them in each game you work. You will be a better official, and a more successful official, through the knowledge presented in this book.
- Officiating as a Lifetime Career
- Officiating Style
- Communication Skills
- Conflict Management
- Officiating Personal Fitness Plan
- Legal Responsibilities
- Time Management
And Much More!