BBNZ - Introduction to Refereeing Basketball 1
1 How to prepare
• Learn them from beginning to end
• What is best for the game?• How to react to difﬁcult occasions (coach, player, fans)• Advantage/disadvantage - how is this going to be called?• Type of game, tempo, etc• Type of call - a referee should call what affects the play• Enjoyment - referees must enjoy what they are doing or they should give itaway
2 Referee structure
• Use the attached chart (Appendix I) to explain how a referee is advanced tohigher grades/levels and by whom.
3 How the game is scored
• Refer to the attached score sheets (Appendix II) and explain the following;• Match details : Name of teams, grade, date• Personal details : Players names and numbers• Notation of scores : Personal and running scores• Notation of fouls : Personal and team tally• Notation of time outs• Discuss the referees’ responsibilities at half time and full time. Check that boththe personal and running scores are the same and then sign off the sheet.
Play the video “Ofﬁciating Made Easy’ and refer to (Appendix VII) BasketballRules for Beginners and (Appendix VIll) “How to Referee Basketball’.
Refer the students to the attached court diagrams (Appendix Ill) and explain thefollowing:• Court dimensions• Boundary lines• Centre circle — other circles• Restricted area — free throw lanes