Tag: whistle

  • Simple Tips that will Significantly Impact Games

    I have written 20 articles for coaches who tend to over-coach, place too much importance on the X\’s and O\’s, and don\’t let their players go out and have fun and make mistakes. Since the articles were written during the first few months of the blog, they don\’t get the visibility they deserve. The articles…

  • Referees Are Teachers Too

    When referees are involved in games whose players, coaches, and fans are new to the sport, they should also assume the role of teacher and educator for everyone.

  • 2-3 Goal Difference Per Game: Play the Whistle

    Until the referee blows the whistle or the ball is well out-of-play, players should continue to play. If an assistant referee raises the flag, it does not mean the play has stopped. Only the referee\’s can stop play.

  • 2-3 Goal Difference Per Game: Quick Kicks

    The quick-kick is seldom used. Yet executed at the right time, you are almost guaranteed a goal. However, use them sparingly and only in offensive third when you know you […]