International player turned commentator, Simon Mason has a thorough way of navigating his own interpretation of the rules.
FIH Official Positions with David Ellcock – Hockey Umpiring Skills – #UmpireAtHome #TBT
Being an Official at an FIH tournament doesn’t just include umpires but an array of positions. David Ellcock takes us through all the official roles.
Creating Angles for Video Referrals with Ayanna McClean – Hockey Umpiring Skills – #UmpireAtHome #TBT
Video referral is a fascinating part of international hockey and Ayanna McClean describes how creating angles affect the decision options.
Infringing 5m to PC Upgrade with Adam Kearns | Hockey Umpiring Skills | #UmpireAtHome #TBT
This intentional breakdown is very subtle, but Adam Kearns trusted what he saw and went for the big penalty corner upgrade.
Big Tackles and Bigger Calls with Aleisha Neumann – Hockey Umpiring Skills – #UmpireAtHome #TBT
Check out an excerpt from a 10-minute discussion with Aleisha Neumann around this tackle right at the circle edge and whether the best call was a 23m restart or a penalty corner.
The Demands of the Umpire Manager Role with Soledad Iparraguirre | Field Hockey Umpiring Skills | #UmpireAtHome #TBT
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…
The Power of Your Brain with Whit Ryan | #UmpireAtHome Ep. 23
🗣 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 […]
Accidentally Tripping vs Being Reckless with Alison Keogh | Field Hockey Umpiring Skills | #UmpireAtHome #TBT
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.