Cover your violations! Like carrying

We cannot stress it enough. Even in times of COVID19 ;-): Cover your violations!! Players and coaches will focus on themselves instead of on us as referees. And if you let go a violation like carrying and call the foul that comes , you are putting the defense on a MAJOR disadvantage. Check the clip below and think what would happen if you’d let go the carrying and call the foul. What would it do to the atmosphere in the game? Lees verder “Cover your violations! Like carrying”

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If you can’t explain it, don’t call it!!
The main point of watching a lot of clips, by example the clips on our site, but not limited to that only 😉 is to recognize situations, understand them and being able to make the best call possible in your own games. There’s lots of information to be found online, both clips and in writing and I’m sure everybody has heard some refereecoaches talk about how to recognize a flop.
The collection of flops from NBA in the clip we found is hilarious sometimes, but a nice way to check if you can explain why you call the foul. As we always say: If you can not explain your decision, don’t call it! And yes, there are ways to train yourself in explaining your calls. Lees verder “Flopping clips”


We can not get enough of the eternal discussion: Block Charge Flop? It seems like Euroleague doesn’t only provide some of the best athletes in the sport, but sometimes their artistic performances merit a standing ovation too. Or is the defensive players reaction in the clip from Sam Subby legit?? Perhaps there are even people who would call a blocking foul. Share your opinion with us and tell us why you pick that option. Cause: If you can’t explain it, don’t call it!
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How to Call contact – Chris Delany

It’s important to be on the same page with your team as it comes to calling contact. In Toronto Canada they put in quite a nice effort in tutoring their officials. We stumbled upon a lecture by Chris Delany about ‘How to call contact’. Take some time to follow his story and select those aspects you think will make your life on court easier! Lees verder “How to Call contact – Chris Delany”