For newer volleyball officials and those who have never played the game competitively, this article provides some great information about the game such as the court layout, player positions, formations, and rotations. Once you understand the game itself, you can begin to officiate the game with less anxiety and in a more proactive manner (since you know what the teams are trying to do!). Click here to read the short article!
There are times in a contest where officials have to decide how to handle escalating tensions. Preventive officiating and not letting tensions get to the boiling point is the key. How do we recognize brewing problems and how do we nip them in the bud? For starters, click here for tips that can really help newer officials and are also a good simple reminder for experienced officials. In addition, be aware of certain cues: 1. Players that are talking to opposing players, even
Before your officiating season you need to get fit if you want to offer the best product for the players. These tips from the following website provide a good framework. Pre season fitness tips #health #fitness #referee
Oh yes, there are some of us that have problems in this area. So here is a Wiki article on how to flip a coin and get your game off on the right foot. Next up....how to toss a jump ball in basketball! Flip-a-Coin #referee #sports #sportsofficials