Two-lap penalty call remembering with OWB/penalty tracker

Objective: To practice penalty remembering and correct calling, to practice NSO skills including recording penalties and reading handsignals, to practice OPR skating patterns, spatial awareness and skating with/around other skaters Typical length of drill: Variable, depends on ref endurance and skating skills Materials needed: Taped out track, whiteboard/penalty tracking sheet, penalty calling app or flashcards Skill…More

Skating/Blocking OOB Sess w. Projection

Trainer needs: Interval timer app (HIIT interval timer android app), whistle, penalty calling app (Heath), chair, rules Referees need: Whistles, rules 15 mins: OFF SKATES: Rules love in SOOB, Cutting and BOOB What are the definitions of these things What is the difference between NI, Mi & Ma 5 Mins: OFF SKATES: Projection awareness Everyone…More

Jammer Referee Tag

Objective: To practice JR and IPR skating patterns, increase inside track spatial awareness and practice high-level skating skills Typical length of drill: Variable Materials needed: Taped down track Skill level required: Basic to advanced skating skills Description: At least four referees are needed for this drill but the more there are, the harder it will…More

Penalty call remembering with OWBs and NSOs

Objective: To practice remembering a ‘colour, number, penalty’ combination, practice working with NSOs and increase the average of correct calls delivered to NSOs.  This drill is a variation on the OPR ‘Half-lap skate and wait’ practice. Typical length of drill: Variable Materials needed: Taped out track, small whiteboards (OWB), WB markers, smart phone with penalty calling…More

OPR ‘Half-lap skate and wait’ practice

**Drill brought to Australia by Judge Knot, Texas Objective:  To practice the ‘half lap skate and wait’ pattern for OPRs Typical length of drill: Any Materials needed: Taped-out track Skill level required: Basic skating skills needed Description: Split referees into two equal-ish groups with each group standing at a pick-up point (corners 2/4 or 1/3…More

Referee skating patterns – all positions

Objective: Practice referee skating patterns, work on vocal projection and build communication skills between refs Typical length of drill: Twenty minutes per part – forty mins to run full drill. Materials needed: Stopwatch, whistle, taped out track. Skill level required: All levels Description: This is a two-part drill. The parts can be run concurrently or…More