Tough Calls Basketball Set
The challenges of today’s game require you to constantly fine tune your skills. The Tough Calls Series drills down into some of the hardest calls and gives you live-game DVD video analysis produced in partnership with IAABO to clarify and reinforce your judgment and decision-making.
Tough Calls Series: Contact / Displacement
Making a good call or a no-call in contact situation requires you to first be in the right position with the appropriate mechanics skill before your rules knowledge and judgment even come into play. The good news is that if you listen to the advice of those who have worked hundreds or thousands of basketball games and study good video of a variety of contact/displacement situations, you can begin to develop and unconscious ability to make the right call when you see it, quickly and accurately.
Tough Calls: Contact/Displacement brings all of those aspects into one training resource. Referee editors have gone out and gathered the expertise of career officials and clinicians into the definitive book on the topic. Along with all of that great knowledge, IAABO has once again provided 35 excellent videos of real game situations to explain, enhance and elaborate on the tough judgment call that is contact.
New for 2014, you can pick up Tough Calls: Contact/Displacement for just $17.95 or if you’re an NASO member, for only $14.36. Tough Calls: Traveling and Block/Charge are also available for the same prices. Pick up your copy of the new book or grab the entire Tough Calls Series today.
Tough Calls Series: Block / Charge
There are few calls in Basketball that take as much skill NOT to call as to call. Blocks and Charges are two of the toughest. Tough Calls: Block/Charge is a full breakdown of the calls and all their complexities. With the speed of today’s game and the athletes who play it and the number of opportunities to call or not call has escalated, and you need all the expertise you can get to perfect your knowledge and the mechanics needed to implement it.
Not only will you get a great in-depth examination of blocks and charges, you’ll get more than 20 video plays that emphasize the most important points. Live game situation and staged training videos are referenced throughout the book to reinforce and elaborate on what you’ll be learning.
Luminaries from the world of basketball officiating have contributed to this new volume. John Adams, Debbie Williamson, Lisa Mattingly, Dee Kantner, John Lozano and Peter Webb all contributed their vast experience to help make you a better official.
As you prepare for your season, plan to pick up a copy of Tough Calls: Block/Charge.