Art of Sports Officiating, The

Kathryn L. Davis

The Art of Sports Officiating covers all aspects of officiating for any sport. Based on the principle that officiating is an art, not a science, this very unique text prepares an official beyond the memorization of rules and mechanics. Important topics, overlooked in other texts, are covered, including the characteristics of officials as effective leaders and professional role models, the importance of communication in controlling the game and in working with others, the controversy over the evaluation of officials, legal liability and safety considerations, the psychology of dealing with stress, and the inclusion of women in officiating.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins :

    1. Officiating as an Art.

    Art Versus Science.


    The Role of the Official.

    The Purpose of Officials Image

    Reasons for Officiating.

    The Officiating Personality.

    2. Preparing to Officiate.


    Physical Conditioning Sleep Nutrition Prevention of Injuries Mental Preparedness Mental Imagery Visual Skills


    Pregame Conference Captains' Meeting Associate Officials

    During the Game.

    After the Contest.

    3. The Beginner Official.

    Shortage of Officials.

    Solutions to the Shortage.

    Training Officials.

    Rules Clinics Communication No Calls Preventive Techniques

    Words of Wisdom.

    The Ideal Official.

    4. Professionalism and Ethics.

    Professional Behaviors.

    Attitude Approachability Appearance Knowledge of the Gam
  • Data Publicarii : 1996
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 128
  • ISBN : 9780205159000
352.99 Lei

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