Does it matter what he does? Will it affect his performance?
Most referees use this time to reflect on how the first half went. They discuss the game with their Assistant Referee’s and are scanning for pointers. Some do this in order to hear from the Assistant Referee’s how well they are reffing. Others will use reasoning to justify the mistakes they made or even cover their butts by making excuses.
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Here is a perspective on Refereeing the Tackle, originating from Kevin Baskin, and developed through discussion with the USARRA Developmental Referee Program, especially Paul Bretz, Bruce Carter and Peter Watson. Read More →