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Gamesmanship 3/06/2014Copyright 2004 - R. Baker GDSRA2 What is Gamesmanship? Using ploys that are contrary to the spirit of the game in order to gain.

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3 3/06/2014Copyright R. Baker GDSRA2 What is Gamesmanship? Using ploys that are contrary to the spirit of the game in order to gain an unfair advantage. Using ploys that are contrary to the spirit of the game in order to gain an unfair advantage.

4 3/06/2014Copyright R. Baker GDSRA3 Gamesmanship occurs when a player: attempts to profit from an unfair advantage or, attempts to profit from an unfair advantage or, disguises an unjust act done on purpose or, disguises an unjust act done on purpose or, commits any unsporting act executed in a sly way contrary to the spirit of the game or, commits any unsporting act executed in a sly way contrary to the spirit of the game or, resorts to psychological intimidation against his opponent… resorts to psychological intimidation against his opponent…

5 3/06/2014Copyright R. Baker GDSRA4 Gamesmanship brings the game into disrepute by not respecting the opponents the opponents the referees decisions the referees decisions the game itself the game itself

6 3/06/2014Copyright R. Baker GDSRA5 Winning Sportsmanship has less importance than winning in todays society Sportsmanship has less importance than winning in todays society The attitude that Ill do whatever it takes to help my team win is prevalent everywhere. The attitude that Ill do whatever it takes to help my team win is prevalent everywhere. It is up to you as the referee to determine if such actions are giving his team an unfair advantage and warrant discipline. It is up to you as the referee to determine if such actions are giving his team an unfair advantage and warrant discipline.

7 3/06/2014Copyright R. Baker GDSRA6 Winning Winning isnt everything……..its the only thing. Winning isnt everything……..its the only thing. Vince Lombardi, Coach Green Bay Packers

8 3/06/2014Copyright R. Baker GDSRA7 Winning Some people think that football is a matter of life and death ……. but its much more important than that. Some people think that football is a matter of life and death ……. but its much more important than that. Bill Shankley Manager Liverpool Football Club

9 3/06/2014Copyright R. Baker GDSRA8 Summary Gamesmanship is a subtle ploy only punishable by the authority of the referee Gamesmanship is a subtle ploy only punishable by the authority of the referee Determining what is gamesmanship is a difficult skill to learn and administer. Determining what is gamesmanship is a difficult skill to learn and administer. Examples: shirt pulling, shoving, taunting, and even the goal keeper who brings up his knee when rushing out and jumping up to catch the ball. Examples: shirt pulling, shoving, taunting, and even the goal keeper who brings up his knee when rushing out and jumping up to catch the ball.

10 3/06/2014Copyright R. Baker GDSRA9 Summary When does it become gamesmanship? When does it become gamesmanship? Only YOU can determine that! Only YOU can determine that!

11 3/06/2014Copyright R. Baker GDSRA10 Lets go through some examples: Pre game ploys Pre game ploys Personalities Personalities Situations Situations Post game ploys Post game ploys

12 3/06/2014Copyright R. Baker GDSRA11 Pre game ploys: How many times on arrival at the field, have you as the referee has been welcomed, only to be snubbed and given a hard time after the game by the same people because their team has lost How many times on arrival at the field, have you as the referee has been welcomed, only to be snubbed and given a hard time after the game by the same people because their team has lost

13 3/06/2014Copyright R. Baker GDSRA12 Pre game ploys: The two teams arrive wearing the same colour strip. Both claim to have none other available. The two teams arrive wearing the same colour strip. Both claim to have none other available. Its easy for you to distinguish them apart, isnt it Ref? Its easy for you to distinguish them apart, isnt it Ref?

14 3/06/2014Copyright R. Baker GDSRA13 Pre game ploys: The coach doesnt have time to make up the team sheet before the game. The coach doesnt have time to make up the team sheet before the game. Its no problem to wait until half time, is it Ref? Its no problem to wait until half time, is it Ref?

15 3/06/2014Copyright R. Baker GDSRA14 Pre game ploys: The home team has a lucky ball that they always use in important games. The home team has a lucky ball that they always use in important games. Just because its old and out of shape isnt a problem, is it Ref? Just because its old and out of shape isnt a problem, is it Ref?

16 3/06/2014Copyright R. Baker GDSRA15 Pre game ploys: Has one team greeted you warmly before the game while the other team is cursing you under its breath? Has one team greeted you warmly before the game while the other team is cursing you under its breath? Does this influence decision making by the you on the field of play? Does this influence decision making by the you on the field of play?

17 3/06/2014Copyright R. Baker GDSRA16 Personalities: the Thug the Thug the Actor the Actor the Helper the Helper the Taunter the Taunter the Jester the Jester the Appealer the Appealer the Creep the Creep

18 3/06/2014Copyright R. Baker GDSRA17 Situations: Ball into touch with unnecessary force. Ball into touch with unnecessary force. Slow to retrieve the ball and restart the game. Slow to retrieve the ball and restart the game. Hangs onto the ball at free kick. Hangs onto the ball at free kick. Standing within the ten yards at a free kick. Standing within the ten yards at a free kick. Improper positioning of the ball. Improper positioning of the ball. Change the player taking the restart. Change the player taking the restart. Wall infractions. Wall infractions.

19 3/06/2014Copyright R. Baker GDSRA18 Post Game Ploys The player who was a monster during the game who comes to apologise afterwards for their behaviour in the hope that you will write a kinder report The player who was a monster during the game who comes to apologise afterwards for their behaviour in the hope that you will write a kinder report

20 3/06/2014Copyright R. Baker GDSRA19 Post Game Ploys Player or team official approaches the referee with an overly friendly attitude, requesting that any cautions or sending-offs issued in the game not be reported. Player or team official approaches the referee with an overly friendly attitude, requesting that any cautions or sending-offs issued in the game not be reported.

21 3/06/2014Copyright R. Baker GDSRA20 Gamesmanship by officials Letting the game flow to cover indecision. Letting the game flow to cover indecision. Indicating that time will be added on and then not doing it. Indicating that time will be added on and then not doing it. Wanting to be loved. Wanting to be loved. Patronising the players. Patronising the players.

22 3/06/2014Copyright R. Baker GDSRA21 Dealing with Gamesmanship Set the tone at the start of the game. Set the tone at the start of the game. Be wary of overly friendly coaches or players. Be wary of overly friendly coaches or players. Keep a book on offenders. Keep a book on offenders. Show when time is being wasted. Show when time is being wasted. Catch and punish off ball offences. Catch and punish off ball offences. Be firm, but not trivial, at set plays. Be firm, but not trivial, at set plays.

23 3/06/2014Copyright R. Baker GDSRA22 Dealing with Gamesmanship Apply a simple gesture (shaking of head towards the perpetrator). Apply a simple gesture (shaking of head towards the perpetrator). Have a quiet word with the offending player. Have a quiet word with the offending player. Stop play and publicly rebuke player. Stop play and publicly rebuke player. Caution the player for unsporting behaviour. Caution the player for unsporting behaviour.

24 3/06/2014Copyright R. Baker GDSRA23 Dealing with Gamesmanship Gamesmanship is an act contrary to the spirit of the game, and is therefore unsporting behaviour. Gamesmanship is an act contrary to the spirit of the game, and is therefore unsporting behaviour. Gamesmanship is a cancer that, if unchecked, will destroy your game control. Gamesmanship is a cancer that, if unchecked, will destroy your game control.


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