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Uncertainty Fosters a Sense of Purpose

For basketball officials, the 2020-21 season is full of uncertainty. We don't know exactly when we're going to get to work, and what it's...

Confidence Comes from the Rules

Confidence is the key to success Confidence is the key to success and optimum performance in any endeavor, but confidence is not a genetic mental...

New Video Guide on Targeting is Like Nothing You’ve Seen Before

The holy grail of officiating training is useful video. The key word there is 'useful'. In sports, video is now everywhere. The problem with...

Do Your Part To Get More Officals

When someone wants to become an official, it can sometimes be confusing or daunting to navigate the landscape of state and local associations. NASO is...

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How Well Do You Know Baseball Rules??

Most umpires have confidence in their rules knowledge, or else you wouldn't feel comfortable working games. But is your rules knowledge extreme? Over the years...

Recruitment & Retention Website Available to All

Coming directly out of the highly successful Sports Officiating Summit held last July in New Orleans, the National Association of Sports Officials (NASO) has...

The Basketball Plays You Have To Get Right – Right Now

All sports have certain plays that define them at any point time. Games evolve and basketball is no exception. New techniques, faster and stronger...

Pick Your Own Pregame Adventure

We all remember with fondness those books we read as kids that let make choices as to how the story would develop. It was...

Your Guide To Baseball Success

Baseball season is fast approaching. Every umpire wants to look good and do well out there, as well as minimizing mistakes and missed calls....

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