Officials Level 3 - Analysis & preparation
Prerequisite: IRB Level 2 Officiating accreditation or equivalent
Duration: 20 hours
Assessment: Attendance and participation in all modules; achievement of 80% in tests; achievement of two satisfactory practical assessments not older than 12 months; presentation of a seasons plan.
Course outline: The purpose of this course is to enable officials to analyse performance and prepare affectively to officiate safe, enjoyable competition.
The course focuses on the following aspects of the game:
- Full management of game and officials
- Communication with all match participants
- Goal setting
- Coach and Assessor
- Long term development plan
- Detailed fitness programms
- Mental preparation
- Application of laws in context of environment
- Touch Judge communication and positional play
- Implementation of protocols and discipline
- KFA for scrums
- KFA for lineouts
- KFA for tackles
- KFA for rucks
- KFA for mauls
- Variations of positional play
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