In this #UmpireAtHome #TBT, Sarah Wilson explains how to decide if the ball has been intentionally played over the backline.
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 […]
You may have noticed that our hockey rule book isn’t very extensive and often the nitty-gritty information of tournaments is in specific regulations for that level or even just that event. But how do regulations relate to umpiring? Here we have umpire and official David Ellcock explain how umpires can fall victim to big errors […]
We have discussed this classic BELvGER highlight in several other #UmpireAtHome episodes but we want to bring you another perspective, that of the technical official on the game. In this #TBT, David Ellcock explains his role in getting the teams ready after a goal. Internationally, teams have 40 seconds after a goal which allows for […]
“What do you talk about at quarter-time breaks?” It’s a question that’s been on repeat in the #UmpireAtHome episodes, so we thought you might just like to hear a clip from Lim Hong Zhen with his answer that gives you another glimpse into how umpires plan and prepare during these big matches. Check out the […]