What’s more tiring: umpiring a game or watching one as an umpire manager? Spoiler alert: Soledad explains that umpiring at the top for 20 years couldn’t prepare her for the demands on an umpire manager…
🗣 Whit Ryan 🇺🇸 Do you want to be better focused on the pitch? This week we’re welcoming Whit Ryan to #UmpireAtHome. Whit is a USA Level III umpire and a doctoral candidate in Clinical Psychology and holds an MA in Sport and Performance Psychology, who combines his #thirdteam experience with a lot of brain […]
There is a fine line between accidentally tripping vs being reckless or clumsy with no control over your body. Both situations can have nasty results if you take another player out but need to be managed slightly differently.
An easy to follow description of 3rd man obstruction is summed up so nicely by Lim Hong Zhen as he talks us through this clip from his Aus v Ned game from pro league 2019
In this #UmpireAtHome #TBT, Sarah Wilson explains how to decide if the ball has been intentionally played over the backline.
🗣 Dan Barstow 🏴 We’re sitting down with Pro League umpire Dan Barstow to talk over the highs of World Cup semi-finals, the lows of Olympic disappointments and everything in between. Bring your best Yorkshire tea and all of your curiosity because we want YOUR questions to banter over! ➕📅 Add to your calendar 👀 […]
Tomo talks about some mental tricks to stay in the game and how talking to yourself, your co-umpire and the players can make a big difference in your mental preparedness for all the possibilities a game will throw at you.
We’ve ALLLLLLLL been there: our mind wanders off to pixie land where self-annihilation plays. Do yourself a favour and have a listen to Michelle Joubert as she talks about how she refocuses her mind after potentially making a mistake. She makes a great point that this process can be different for everyone and offers up […]