Umpire Education Stage 1

This course is designed to give you an overview of the basic Laws of the game and how to apply them and introduce the principles of field craft and match management. It will give you the tools to enable you to umpire matches at the basic recreational level where there are no independent umpires appointed. This course is suitable for:

•         Junior coaches

•         Club umpires

•         Player umpires

•         Anyone interesting in umpiring

Umpire Education Stage 2

This course is designed to build on Umpire Education Stage 1, covering further Laws and exploring the concept of working as part of a team with a colleague and the scorers. It is intended to introduce you to the skills and knowledge required to be a member of a league panel.

Umpire Education Stage 3

This course is designed for experienced umpires who wish to broaden their knowledge and develop their umpiring skills regardless of whether they aspire to Premier League cricket and progress their qualifications or just simply to be the best umpire that they can be. It is available to anyone who has attended the old Level 1 and 1A courses or the new Stage One and Stage Two courses. The two-day course covers the regulations common in limited overs cricket, further interpretation and application of Law, Nutrition and Hydration, techniques for Observation, Concentration and Focus, Mental Toughness and Self-reflection and Analysis. Tea/Coffee will be provided but you will need to bring your own lunch.

Umpiring courses are led by accredited tutors with several years of experience between them, including umpiring at the professional level of the game. If you require any more information with regards to umpiring education and the umpire pathway, please contact:

Chris Johnson L&R ACO Education officer on, 07941 712143.