Successful Sports Officiating / Edition 1

Successful Sports Officiating / Edition 1

by Referee Enterprises, Inc., Barry Mano
     
 

ISBN-10: 0880117486

ISBN-13: 9780880117487

Pub. Date: 08/13/1999

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

Successful Sports Officiating is the handbook for officials at all levels and across all sports to learn the basic principles of officiating and how to apply them. Written by a team of experts and practitioners in the art and science of officiating, this book guides you in becoming and succeeding as an official.

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Overview

Successful Sports Officiating is the handbook for officials at all levels and across all sports to learn the basic principles of officiating and how to apply them. Written by a team of experts and practitioners in the art and science of officiating, this book guides you in becoming and succeeding as an official.

Endorsed by the National Association of Sports Officials (NASO), Successful Sports Officiating covers a broad range of topics, including officiating objectives, conduct, communication skills, decision-making skills, conflict management, fitness and injury prevention, time management, legal rights and responsibilities, business aspects of officiating, and career development. Useful information on officials' organizations and rule book sources is also included to help you build networking relationships and stay up-to-date in your field.

This easy-to-use handbook is based on practical experience to teach you what works and what doesn't. Real-life examples are provided in each chapter for you to analyze potential conflicts and practice applying the skills you learn. You will build and polish your officiating skills, enabling you to make those tough calls in tight games with confidence!

Successful Sports Officiating is a text of the American Sport Education Program (ASEP) whose mission is to provide high-quality, comprehensive educational programs and resources for sports officials, coaches, administrators, parents, and athletes for the purpose of improving the sport experience of young people-making it safer, more enjoyable, and more valuable.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880117487
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
08/13/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.42(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

Part I: Developing an Officiating Philosophy
Chapter 1. Your Officiating Objectives
Jerry Grunska
Chapter 2. Your Officiating Style
Jerry Grunska
Chapter 3. Goal Setting
George Selleck

Part II: Psychology of Officiating
Chapter 4. Developing Communication Skills
Kay Roof-Steffen
Chapter 5. Developing Decision-Making Skills
Jerry Grunska
Chapter 6. Managing Conflict
Bill Topp

Part III: Personal Fitness for Officials
Chapter 7. Fitness Principles for Officials
Jon Poole and Kathleen Poole
Chapter 8. Developing Your Personal Fitness Plan
Jon Poole, Kathleen Poole, and Doug Toole

Part IV: Managing Professional Responsibilities
Chapter 9. Understanding Your Legal Responsibilities
Mel Narol
Chapter 10. Knowing Your Legal Rights and Business Responsibilities
Mel Narol
Chapter 11. Managing Time
Jerry Grunska

Part V: The Officiating Profession
Chapter 12. Working With Associations
Henry Zaborniak
Chapter 13. Officiating as a Lifetime Career
Henry Zaborniak

Appendix A: NASO Officials' Bill of Rights
Appendix B: Sport-General and Sport-Specific National Officials' Organizations
Appendix C: Rule Book Sources

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