Pre-Match Check List

Many thanks to Karen Daffey from Berks and South HUA for providing this!

DRESS

Colour, suitable for teams and background.

WHISTLE

Fox or Pea, harmonise tone. Use of tone to control/communicate.

WHICH SIDE

Sun, Wind, Rain. Attack/Defence.

Crowd/supporters/subs/coach/manager.

AREAS OF CONTROL

Side line all the way along, diagonals with play coming towards.

Far side of D' right back/left inside channel.

TIME KEEPING

Who starts, indication of 1 or 2 minutes to go.

Penalty corner at end of half/full time.

Injuries, giving cards, under pressure.

POSITION

How far up pitch to support.

Where will you be for set pieces, both your control and support of colleague.

Where will they be to help you.

SIGNALS

When help is required, small or big signals.

Advantage when play going away from you.

Stop and restart time. Watch stopped/broken/not restarted.

Sign posting - both blow together and point in opposite direction.

Confirmation of goal/penalty stroke. Long corner/14.63 metre hit-out.

CONTROL

Agree attitude to raise ball, on field, both open play and free hits/side line hits.

Ball into circle and in circle. Ariel ball. Quick whistle/advantage.

Ball hitting foot, foot put in the way. Breaking down play.

Time wasting. Encroaching on 5 metres.

Stationary ball. Knocking ball away.

Dissent/chat. 10 metres

CARDS

Presentation, reason, who writes first, if yellow how long, where to put them.