The French Umpiring and Officials Committee organised an umpire seminar on Saturday June 2nd 2012 which was also the day of the Elite championship finales for both Women & Men at the superb RC France venue in La Boulie (West of Paris).
20 participants attended this seminar that was handed over by Yolande BRADA (Netherlands) who is well known in the umpiring world.
This seminar was opened by Yves RENAUD, President of FF Hockey, who welcomed Yolande BRADA as well as all umpires.
The agenda was:
10h00 – 10h15 Welcoming message by Yves RENAUD, President of FF Hockey
10h15 – 12h15 Seminar (regarding Communication, Body language, Management, Control)
12h15 – 13h15 Lunch
13h15 – 14h00 Workshop regarding Mental Skills
14h15 – 15h45 Finale W
15h45 – 16h45 Workshop regarding Finale W
17h00 – 18h30 Finale M
18h45 – 19h30 Workshop regarding Finale M and conclusion.
The FF Hockey wish to thank Yolande BRADA for her contribution to further improve the quality of French umpiring and her valuable expertise that all participants appreciated.
Source: French Hockey Federation