~ Behind the Whistle
~ Core Body Workout
~ Circuit Training
~ Stomach Excercises
~ Sports Nutrition
~ Whistle at Work?
~ WATER or COKE?
~ Referees Outrun Players
~ Good Running Style
~ A 100 Calorie Proposal
~ Carbo-Load UP, Wash it DOWN
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|This Section is devoted to... Fitness for Referees|
|So how fit are you...?||AR... Are you in the right position ?||CAN YOU FLY... Like ME?|
Some of the Details come from the excellent booklet 'Fitness for Referees', produced by the Football Association of England, appear here on this web site for your benefit. Other INFO come from various other sources which are identified. The details will be of great interest to all levels of Referees, and includes excellent advice, along with measurements you can take to quantify exactly how fit you really are, and what levels of fitness you need to attain for promotion to the higher echelons of the Refereeing world. Cheers & Good Health!!!
Source of information: 'A Guide to Fitness for Referees' April 2001, produced by the Football Association England. Acknowledgement to the National Coordinator for Fitness Training, Vernon Crew; along with expert advice from John Brewer, Director of the Lilleshall Sports Injury and Human Performance Center; Alan Hodson, Director of the Football Association Medical Education Center; and Rob Hartley, Head of the Sports Science Department, University of Brighton. Los Angeles Times Newspaper.
“WHY I CAN NOT BE A... REFEREE”
To save you the trouble of being redundantly creative, we have condensed
here most of the common excuses for non-participation in the most
critical function in the AYSO, USSF, any other Referee associated program.
When they come around and ask you to sign up... 'to be a Referee? For your convenience, put
an X alongside the excuse or excuses which best apply to you, sign your
name and hand it in with your child’s application; OR, fill out an
application to be a Referee and learn how much fun soccer can be, not
just for your... child, but for... YOU as well!
You took the time to read this whole page . . . Right?
That means you care . . . That means you are exactly the right kind of person!
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