Before you even make a call or say a word, players will judge you on your Book Cover: the combination of your uniform, signals, engagment, body language, and visual and facial cues.
Players will often see what you say with your hands arms before they ever hear what you say, so make sure your Book Cover doesn’t ruin your ability to communictate.
Avoid these 4 body language bugs that are normal instincts for beginner refs.
A run through of visual and body cues to avoid that will present a bad “Book Cover” and get in the way of your ability to defuse and comunicate with players.
Discussion of how to avoid reffing small and getting stuck inside the signal box with signaling game info.