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Referee Magazine Articles

  • Next Level Softball Umpiring Free Email Series
    by Referee on November 19, 2018 at 8:41 pm

    Enter your name and email address to start Next Level Softball Umpiring Free Email Series. Go Beyond the Basics. Every situation in a softball game has basic requirements to umpire it correctly, but you can move beyond them. Advice and guidance can fine tune your skills, increase your accuracy and make calling any situation easier. We’ve collected some […] The post Next Level Softball Umpiring Free Email Series appeared first on Referee.com. […]

  • Next Level Baseball Umpiring Free Email Series
    by Referee on November 19, 2018 at 8:35 pm

    Enter your name and email address to start Next Level Baseball Umpiring Free Email Series. Go Beyond the Basics. Every situation in a baseball game has basic requirements to umpire it correctly, but you can move beyond them. Advice and guidance can fine tune your skills, increase your accuracy and make calling any situation easier. We’ve collected some […] The post Next Level Baseball Umpiring Free Email Series appeared first on Referee.com. […]

  • Police the Pile
    by Referee on November 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    How does the runner usually react when he’s been tackled? The norm in college and pro football is that runners lay patiently after they are tackled and tacklers arise in orderly fashion. That protocol is a learned response. Players at the high school level don’t always abide by that practice. In effect, they have to […] The post Police the Pile appeared first on Referee.com. […]

  • Decisions, Not Reactions
    by Referee on November 15, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Officials are supposed to make decisions based on close observation of plays, not on gut reactions to the action. To do that we must rely on experiences and training to execute proper judgment. Rules knowledge and familiarity to having seen a play or situation before helps to make good quality decisions. In football, there are many […] The post Decisions, Not Reactions appeared first on Referee.com. […]