This is the entry or introductory level course to rugby refereeing. It provides instruction on the primary tasks of the touch judge in adjudicating touch, touch-in-goal, kicks at goal, and the roles of the touch judge in seven-a-side rugby. Course certification is one requirement for promotion to the grade of L1.
The Touch Judge course focuses on when is the ball in touch,Touch judge signals,Places of the throw in,Touch judge positioning,and Seven-a-side variations.
The course is now offered online and runs about two hours.
This is the second level course to rugby refereeing.The Assistant Referee course provides instruction on the secondary and tertiary responsibilities and tasks of the touch judge, including the adjudication of foul play.
You must have taken a Touch Judge course prior to signing up for an Assistant Referee course.
The course focuses on the following aspects of the game:Foul play adjudication,Principal accountabilities,Signaling &reporting,Time & replacement,Positioning for detection,Positioning at kicks,Positioning at lineouts, scrums, rucks, mauls &stoppages,Communication systems
The course is now offered online.
Level 1 Officiating
The purpose of this course is to enable officials to acquire basic skills to officiate safe, enjoyable competition. Course certification is required for anyone who wishes to referee any match that could potentially lead to a National Championship.
The course focuses on Game knowledge, Role of the referee, Planning, Advantage, Touch, Principles of rugby, Positioning, Referee preparation, Open play, Lineout, Principles of refereeing, Communication, Technical, Contact, Foul play, Management, Risk management, Starting & restarting the game, Scrum, and how to have fun as a rugby referee.
Level 1 Officiating is an in-person course and usually runs about 8 hours. Be prepared with suitable clothes and shoes for outdoor practical work.
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