Are you getting ready for #Tokyo2020? ME TOO. But first, we have a #WhatUpWednesday dive into a few more questions out of the queue! 1. Which comes first: playing the ball directly into the circle or infringing 5m? 2. Goalkeeper uses the back of their blocker (Jason) 3. Does a Second Yellow Card Equal a… More
In WUW Ep. 34 we answered the question of what to do when players briefing moved off the pitch while dribbling or ducking around defenders to lead for the ball. Now, we have attackers deliberately stepping off the pitch to deceive the opposition as to whether they’re involved in the game. Question from Simon Webb:…
💡Dissent – Where’s the Line? This week, we talk about why we deal with misconduct. Spoiler alert: it’s not to protect our own egos! Have a watch for some principles, examples and confidence builders. 💻 fhumpires.live Check out when the next #WhatUpWednesday will go live. 🟢🟡🔴 🏑 Transcript To Follow #thirdteam #fieldhockey #hockey #umpire #umpiring… More
This week, we’re breaking down using the back stick. Let’s deep dive into the rule that pretty much makes hockey, hockey, even if we don’t know for sure why the rule was made in the first place! Transcript Butting up against befuddling back sticks? We’ll break down the battle and beat your bewilderment. Let’s do… More
A silky-smooth centre pass is the key to getting play started right. Get all the details here on this episode of #RuleyTuesday! Transcript Seriously at sea when setting up the centre pass? How about we soothe your suspicions so play in your matches starts smoothly. Let’s do this! Hey friends! I’m Keely of FHumpires, and… More
Where can goalkeepers actually go outside their circle? What can they do? Most importantly, why the heck won’t they just stay home, gosh darn it! Get the answers here on this #RuleyTuesday episode. Transcript Wondering what to do when a ward of the wickets wanders? Worry no longer, we’ve got your warrant. Let’s do this!… More
Keeping track of the various offences attackers can commit during penalty corners and what each of their remedies are is a bit of a challenge. Burrow down to the key points in this handy #RuleyTuesday episode so you won’t be caught by surprise in your next game! Transcript Copping to confusion on the role of… More
It can get tricky determining when to bring suspended players back on the pitch, especially when they’re goalkeepers. This super-extended plus bonus question edition covers why the suspension duration needs to be certain, and why we bring them back immediately–unless the suspension expires after the award of and before the completion of a penalty corner….