Sometimes the hard yards are not done on the field, or even in a gym. You may be doing the work when you receive pointed and seemingly personal criticism, and decide to address the problem head-on. Ali Keogh describes a period of intense self-reflection brought on by comments made by umpire managers about her facial expressions which forced her to examine how she was coming across as an umpire.
Don’t miss Ali’s full interview on #UmpireAtHome as she’s very generous with stories just like this one. You’re guaranteed to take something out of it you can apply to your own umpiring development!
#UmpireAtHome explores issues facing hockey umpires right now, and through discussion, explores umpiring skills and how to interpret the rules of hockey in a way that best serves the game.
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