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1 FOUNDATION UMPIRE AWARD © England Hockey Board Presentation to new umpires

2 © England Hockey Board What is Foundation Umpiring? The Foundation Umpire Award is  An INTRODUCTION to umpiring 11 a-side hockey  Designed primarily for YOUNG people (U16 years)  The Course represents a commitment of 3 hours  There is a presentation (this)  There is a written test (only 20 minutes)  There is a practical session which we will do together (30 minutes)  Our aim is to help you develop CONFIDENCE & COMPETENCE with a whistle in a safe and appropriate environment

3 © England Hockey Board The England Hockey Umpiring Structure Young (Mini Hockey) Umpire Foundation Umpire Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 National Badge

4 © England Hockey Board Where do Foundation Umpires practice?  In junior section of club  School club link activity  In clubs – at training and friendly games  At Junior Development Centres  At Junior Academy Centres

5 © England Hockey Board Umpiring the game Tools of the trade  Whistle (supplied)  Match score-pad (supplied)  Set of warning cards  Pen / pencil  Coin (to toss)  Stop-watch (to keep time) UMPIRES SCORE-PAD

6 © England Hockey Board Umpiring the game Presentation is Important  The umpires are the 3rd team on the pitch  They should wear the same colour shirt  To look like an umpire is important  The umpires in England usually wear pink or yellow  Shoes suitable for turf are important

7 © England Hockey Board Communication  Verbal - with colleague - with players - with whistle Be the 3 rd team – talk to each other and help each other Talk to the players – be friendly and be helpful Talk through your whistle - little beep for small offences or errors - sharp blast for big offences or misconduct

8 © England Hockey Board Communication Visual - body language - presentation - signalling Look the part – be calm, confident, friendly, strong and in control The occasional smile helps – show some personality The way you look and the way you present yourself is important Your signals need to be clear and held high and long enough for everyone to see

9 © England Hockey Board Signalling All of the umpires signals are listed in the FIH Rules of Hockey book Deliver your signals with confidence

10 © England Hockey Board Control Control comes from: - UNDERSTANDING the play - KNOWING the Rules - RECOGNISING the players intentions - Securing a SAFE environment - Applying APPROPRIATE control That is correct use of penalties & personal penalties (e.g. progressing free –hits up 10 or reversing them and the use of warning cards)

11 © England Hockey Board Mobility & Positioning The best umpires are mobile and they position themselves well Keep play on the left (Stay ahead of it) Move with the play (Read it – know where it’s going) When it’s an attack in the 23, be in or close to the circle

12 © England Hockey Board Personal Rules – manage yourself! PREPARE - Be at the pitch early - 30 minutes before it starts! - Look the part! - Get warmed up! - Meet your colleague and have a pre-game chat - Recognise you need to be the 3 rd team DO - Be calm, look confident - Be fair, be consistent - Be neutral, be helpful - Be in control

13 © England Hockey Board Personal Rules – when to whistle Umpires blow the whistle to:  Start and end each ½ of the match  Award a penalty  Start and end a penalty stroke  Indicate a goal  Re-start the game after a goal  For kitted GK substitutions  Re-start the match after a penalty stroke (if no goal was scored)

14 © England Hockey Board The Hockey Pitch Divided into 4 quarters Centre line 2 x 23m lines 2 x shooting circles 2 x back-lines 2 x side-lines

15 © England Hockey Board Rule 1 Applying the Rules The Rules are in place to: - protect skilful play and - penalise offences Intentional offences must be penalised firmly Advantage It’s not necessary for every offence to be penalised - A penalty is awarded only when a player or team has been disadvantaged by an opponent breaking the Rules.)

16 © England Hockey Board Rule 2 Penalties Umpires have a variety of penalties that they can apply 1. Advantage 2. Free Hits 3. Penalty Corners 4. Penalty Strokes 5. Personal Penalties

17 © England Hockey Board Rule 3 Time 2 x periods of 35 minutes each and between 5 and 10 at half-time Number of players 11 per team plus up to 5 substitutes Game Start With a centre pass Scoring a Goal Circle lines are part of the circle Ball must completely cross the goal line Must be touched/played by an attacker while it (the ball) is in the shooting circle

18 © England Hockey Board Rule 4 PENALTY CORNERS are awarded for any one of 5 reasons: 1. For an offence by a defender in the circle which does not prevent the probable scoring of a goal 2. For an intentional offence in the circle by a defender against an opponent who does not have possession of the ball or an opportunity to play the ball 3. For an intentional offence by a defender outside the circle but within the 23m area they are defending 4. For intentionally playing the ball over the back-line by a defender 5. When the ball becomes lodged in a player’s clothing or equipment while in the circle they are defending

19 © England Hockey Board Rules 5 Penalty Strokes A penalty stroke is awarded:  For an offence by a defender in the circle which prevents the probable scoring of a goal  For an intentional offence in the circle by a defender against an opponent who has possession of the ball or an opportunity to play the ball  For defenders persistently crossing over the back-line before permitted during the taking of penalty corners.

20 © England Hockey Board Rule 6 Free-Hits - Players can pass to themselves! - It really speeds the game up so be ready! Self-pass can be played at - Centre pass, any free hit, corners and side-line re-starts At a free hit, which is not a ‘self-pass’, the ball must move at least 1 metre before it can be played by a teammate. All opposition players must be a minimum of 5m away.

21 © England Hockey Board Rule 7 Injury If there is a serious injury stop time immediately How to restart the game after an injury - If injury was due to an offence – award a free hit, PC, etc. - If the injury was not due to an offence – award a bully If there is a minor injury do not stop time. The player should leave the pitch for treatment and a substitute player should come on. Never interfere or offer to move someone who is seriously Injured unless you are First Aid qualified

22 © England Hockey Board Rule 8 Substitutions Rolling subs Maximum of 5 players All can come on at once! Cannot enter pitch until outgoing player has stepped off  Substitution is permitted at any time except within the period from the award of a penalty corner until after it has been completed (one exception = injured defending GK)

23 © England Hockey Board Time for Questions We have 5 minutes… NOTE Your 20 minute test will follow and it will be based on this presentation. It will not ask any questions that haven’t been covered!


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