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Putting The Good Behind You

In a game not too long ago my partner and I left the field and discussed what we could have done better. I mentioned I didn’t consistently focus on when a foul would release by looking at the score clock. He mentioned that he wanted to come in bigger on a wiped goal. That was it. We walked off that field and drove out of the parking lot knowing we put out maximal effort as individual officials and showed excellent communication and consistency as a crew.

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Keeping Your Focus In Blowout Games

Keeping Your Focus In A Blowout Game

It is not difficult to pay attention in a tight 10-9 game between two rivalry teams with the stands packed and the stadium filled with electric excitement. In those games it is not hard to hustle to every position, signal with authority, and get a good feel for the temperament of the players and coaches. Those games demand that the officials pay attention, and the environment presses the officials to focus. Blowout games are an entirely different exercise.

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