A perrenial hot topic is whether a player who turns their back to the goalkeeper during a shoot-out is obstructing. The captain of @Belredlions, @ThomasBriels, shares his thoughts in this #UmpireAtHome #TBT clip. More
Clearly and concisely, Aleisha Neumann talks us through this attacker obstruction call she made in one of the 2019 Olympic Qualifier matches between China and Belgium. She also identifies what she did to make this decision easier and how she sells her decision which in this situation. With a stadium full of Chinese supporters and… More
Here’s an unusually brief take on determining obstruction when the ball carrier is in the act of swinging, either on a shot or a pass. Spoiler alert: it comes down to shifting your focus to the defender YET AGAIN. (It’s almost like this is a pretty valuable umpiring technique to develop–just throwing it out there,…
Third-party obstructions are tricky at best, and now we need to track when they happen to goalkeepers too? Absolutely. Cooperation with your supporting umpire is key, so listen up to some techniques in this WUW excerpt. Thanks to fhu3t 🟢 Teamers Shelley Price and Stewart Cawthray for taking the time to bring this question up….
7:25 Tackling 3D Skills – When Is It Legal? 35:01 Confronting Crowding and Building Management Skills Did you learn a new strategy for dealing with crowding? How about that tackling technique? Let me know in the comments! Are you looking for tips and tricks to help you become the best hockey umpire you can be?…
Figuring out the difference between a stick tackle and a stick block is a tough call. Get some guidance in this video and more on #FeatureFriday, where we highlight one of the hundreds of clips in the fhu3t Clip Library. Find them all: 🟢🟡🔴🏑 An upgraded penalty corner is awarded by the umpire after two… More
Wondering how to support the controlling umpire in their circle on a penalty corner, especially when it comes to goalkeeper obstruction under the rules of hockey? Check out this video and more on #FeatureFriday, where we highlight one of the hundreds of clips in the fhu3t Clip Library. Find them all: 🟢🟡🔴🏑 This AUS penalty… More