Officiating Football has been developed for new game officials as well as experienced high school game officials. The course explains principles and practice of good football officiating, through rules knowledge and professionalism. The course discusses risk minimization and its potential impact on injuries. It teaches legal blocking and legal catches, and shows how to identify both.
Course comes with
1. Course Introduction1 Sections
- Course Introduction
2. Principles and Practice of ...6 Sections
- Principles and Practice of Good Football Officiating
- Prerequisites for Good Officiating
- Study the NFHS Football Rules of the Game
- Understanding Officiating Mechanics
- The Importance of Video
- Common Sense Approach to Game Management
3. Risk Minimization5 Sections
- Understanding Targeting
- Understanding a Defenseless Player
- Understanding Spearing
- Understanding the Blindside Block
4. Blocking5 Sections
- Blocking Below the Waist
- Chop Block
- Block in the Back
5. Passing7 Sections
- Catch or No Catch
- Catch at the Sideline
- Catch vs. Incomplete vs. Fumble
- Pass Eligibility
- Pass Interference
- Legal and Illegal Forward Passes
6. Conclusion1 Sections
This Course Includes
- Approved for 2 Clock Hours
- Certificate of Completion
- Additional Resources
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NFHS National Coaching Credentials
The NFHS Learning Center offers a 3-level national coaching credential that helps you gain knowledge you can use to provide a fun, educational, and a safer environment for your students.
This national credential was developed for individuals who are currently coaching or aspire to coach at the interscholastic level. The goal is to enhance the ability of the coach to better serve students, the school, the community, and the profession of coaching.
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