Attendees will be exposed to multiply flag football officials’ teaching methods; from on-line training, to use of video, to on-field teaching stations, plus everything in between. This session is designed to help those who train flag football officials. We will review best practices for teaching penalty enforcement, mechanics & positioning, and, different techniques for teaching the rules. Did you know NIRSA has an On-Line Training Module through Human Kinetics? The on-line course is a great compliment to what you currently do, as is the NIRSA Officials Clinician Kit and training DVD. Find out how to best utilize regional & state officials training clinics and workshops. We will also discuss how the NIRSA Championship Series can help you develop and grow your own program. After attending this session you will have everything you need to create your own, customized, training program.
Attendees will learn a variety of methods to effectively train student officials in two-person and three-person soccer mechanics. The workshop will include content for effective and engaging classroom training sessions. Additionally, attendees will be able to experience training stations covering mechanics, positioning, and foul recognition. This majority of this training will be focused on NFHS soccer rules including general offside rules. Finally, this session will provide attendees with resources for improving soccer trainings on their campus as well as an overview of extramural opportunities and advanced training resources for soccer officials.
Attendees will learn the ideal structure for a basketball clinic to efficiently and successfully train student officials for both two-person and three-person officiating systems. The workshop will identify vital information that should be covered in a classroom setting, keeping in mind the various knowledge and skill levels in a given clinic. The workshop will then explore effective stations for positioning and mechanics. Finally, attendees will get resources and materials to assist with the evaluation and ongoing development of a basketball officials’ staff. NFHS rules and mechanics will be taught and emphasized.
The volleyball portion of the pre-con workshop will focus on the basics of officiating volleyball. Topics include in-person training overview, rules, evaluations, points of emphasis, and available resources to utilize.