Stuart Carrington, Lecturer in Sports Coaching Science at St Mary’s University, will be delivering a webinar for referees on Thursday 27 January (19.00-21.00) titled the Confidence of a Referee.
Stuart, the author of Blowing the Whistle: The Psychology of Football Refereeing, holds a BSc (Hons) in Sport and Exercise Science, an MSc in Applied Sport Psychology, and began his PhD in 2020, focusing on the psychology of a football official.
The CPD session will focus on the topic of confidence as a referee. Blending research in psychology with real-world examples, the presentation, approximately 90 minutes in length, will cover the following:
a) Why confidence (or self-efficacy) is important for officials
b) What creates confidence?
c) What does confidence look like in practice?
d) Key strategies to develop confidence as a match-official
e) Questions and answers
The event is open to all level referees and will take place on Microsoft Teams.
To register your place on the free session, please follow the link below:
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