GUIDELINES

ICC International Umpire Accreditation Program

 

1.6 Coping with Pressure

(0/3)
Competent: No
Competence Required
The umpire demonstrates:
Observation or video evidence, with date Further professional development required Assessor Competent
The use of effective strategies to cope with pressure at critical moments by keeping his cool when he is put under pressure? Including before, during, and after a game?
ICC expects umpires to respond calmly and with confidence to pressure situations that arise throughout a match
No
The use of effective strategies to cope with pressure at critical moments by preparing mentally for a game and series ICC expects umpires to prepare in anticipation of pressure situations that are likely to arise in a match No
The use of effective strategies to cope with pressure at critical moments by knowing the sources of pressure and preparing and responding confidently ICC expects umpires to be knowledgeable about the sources of pressure (e.g. internal, and external) and to have effective routines to enable them to project self-confidence when managing critical incidents involving player v player, player v umpire, umpire v umpire, and public criticism No

ICC International Umpire Accreditation Program

 

Umpire progress

 
Section Progress
1.1 Positioning and movement
(0/18)
1.2 On-field communication
(0/6)
1.3 Signalling
(0/6)
1.4 Man and player management
(0/5)
1.5 Use of the 3rd umpire
(0/10)
1.6 Coping with Pressure
(0/3)
1.7 Concentration
(0/3)
1.8 Body Language
(0/4)

1.6 Coping with Pressure

You must demonstrate:
you have effective strategies
to cope with pressure at critical moments by

Keeping your cool, remaining calm, remaining confident and in control

 

Preparing mentally for a game and a series and setting specific goals for dealing with pressure situations
Knowing the sources of pressure and being prepared to respond with calmness and confidence.

Having the ability and mental strength to project confidence when dealing with pressure

Having the ability and mental strength to bounce back after a critical incident e.g.:

  • Player v player
  • Player v umpire
  • Umpire v umpire
  • Public criticism