International player turned commentator, Simon Mason has a thorough way of navigating his own interpretation of the rules.
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.
Video referral is a fascinating part of international hockey and Ayanna McClean describes how creating angles affect the decision options.
This intentional breakdown is very subtle, but Adam Kearns trusted what he saw and went for the big penalty corner upgrade.
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.
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.