UMPIRE PROGRAMS

Umpiring provides so much more than just the ability to officiate a game, it has so many other benefits!

  • Builds confidence
  • Builds game knowledge
  • Builds communication skills
  • Grows resilience
  • Amps up leadership skills

 

We offer two programs :

  • Trainee program for NEW umpires or umpire who need to build confidence with foundation skills
  • Development program for umpire who need little to no supervision and would like to take their umpiring skills to the next level.

Each program will have some of the most knowledgeable and highly badged umpires in the community dropping in to mentor each of the attendee’s

MAX 20 UMPIRES PER PROGRAM –

Check out our calendar for the round of start dates

Level ONE Trainee program 

This program is for Beginner umpires OR umpires who have started umpiring but are fairly new OR umpires who need a boost of confidence with the basic skills.  There is a solid focus on the rules and basic knowledge in this program.

Details – This is a 4 week program

Session length  – 2.15hr session

Who can attend – 11yrs and above

What else is covered in this program:  

  • Learn how recognise minor and some obvious major infringements
  • Easier to spot footwork infringements
  • Correct throw in decisions
  • Basic use of hand signals
  • Learning to how recognise and penalise held ball and over a third.

This program will build confidence around whistle blowing and also build strong, loud and confident voices when voicing the infringement and or penalty.

Every week the umpires will get:

  • On court training
  • Have rules discussions
  • Be mentored by some of the Gold coast’s best umpires.

Level TWO Development program

This program is for umpires who do not need supervision, however still might require support from a mentor or supervisor.

Details – This is a 4 week program

Session length : 2.15hrs

Who can attend : Umpires 12 yrs and above

An umpire gains more knowledge and experience and will become more competent and confident in seeing infringements and penalising them effectively which makes in turn decision making easier the more training and experience they acquire.

There is a solid focus on the rules and learning how to differentiate between minor and major infringements.

What else is covered in this program:

  • Identifying minor and major infringements
  • Identifying footwork – step and drag
  • Fluid use of hand signals
  • Learning to how recognise and penalise short pass and replay
  • Held ball – how to count and when

This program will also build confidence around whistle blowing and also build strong loud and confident voices when voicing the infringement and or penalty.

Every week the umpires will get:

  • On court training
  • Have rules discussions
  • Be mentored by some of the Gold coast’s best umpires.

One Day Workshops

We offer different workshops for multiple levels of umpiring.

These workshops will run over 3 – 4 hours at various locations

Please check in with our calendar or fill out your details below for more information.

2 Day Camps

Our netball camps are tailored for Trainee umpires and Development umpires.

These workshops will run over 2 days and be taught by the very best in our community.

Please check in with our calendar or fill out your details below for more information.

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