OFFICIATING WEBINARS.

This is a platform for officials to gain a greater knowledge of topical subjects that are interesting to them and their own development. We have a number of speakers lined up who will deliver online webinars, presentations and participate in question and answer sessions.

The schedule of seminars is listed below. To sign up to any of the sessions, please click on the photo of the speaker for further information.

RICHARD STOKES

DATE: 2nd July 2020
TIME:
19:00 (BST)
TOPIC:
Sequencing of Plays
AIMED AT:
Referees

DESCRIPTION: 
Referees that miss plays often do so through not watching the play from start to finish and in the correct sequence. We will look at common plays where we can learn what to look for and at what point of the play, whether in 2PO or 3PO. This is about learning a technique that should allow you to learn what the players are doing and then judge the actions accordingly of both the offence and the defence.

 

MARK PATTON

DATE: 9th July 2020
TIME: 19:00 (BST)
TOPIC: Game Clock Management
AIMED AT: Table Officials

DESCRIPTION: Evaluate game clock scenarios which are more complex and how to fix errors with the mindset that every second is vital.

NEIL WILKINSON

DATE: 16th July 2020
TIME: 19:00 (BST)
TOPIC: Act of Shooting
AIMED AT: Referees

DESCRIPTION: Understand the fundamentals and mechanics for correctly identifying when the Act of Shooting begins and ends. Identifying Act of Shooting correctly is vital to ensure that fouls are penalised correctly.

SARAH BOOTH

DATE: 23rd July 2020
TIME: 19:00 (BST)
TOPIC: Being a Better Spotter
AIMED AT: Statisticians

DESCRIPTION: Aimed at those spotting with limited training or experience, this webinar intends help breakdown the role into key deliverables and provide useful practical tips collected from the country’s top statisticians.

KATE UNSWORTH

DATE: 30th July 2020
TIME: 19:00 (BST)
TOPIC: Areas of Responsibility & Mechanics
AIMED AT: Referees

DESCRIPTION: Evaluate common 3PO mechanical misconceptions from 2019-2020 season in relation to AOR, mechanics and IOT.

JANINE TIMMS

DATE: 6th August 2020
TIME: 19:00 (BST)
TOPIC: Shot Clock Management
AIMED AT: Table Officials

DESCRIPTION: Review of the rule and application of the shot clock mechanics in the game. Receive tips on reducing errors and correcting any that occur.