All ICC Foundation Modules are competency based. They describe the behaviours that you need to demonstrate in order to be accredited. The evidence of successfully demonstrating theses behaviour may be:
- Observational: as observed, and noted, by a National Umpire Manager appointed coach
- Video-based: video evidence of your behaviours demonstrated in a match
- A combination of observation and video-based evidence
6.3 Emotional Intelligence
You must successfully demonstrate:
|Your skills of self-expression in successfully maintaining relationships with all stakeholders
ICC expects umpires to develop a set of emotional and social skills to enhance the way they perceive and express themselves. Umpires are expected to develop and maintain social and professional relationships, cope with challenges, and use emotional information in an effective and meaningful way.ICC have developed a partnership with a consultancy group Multi-Health Systems http://www.mhs.com/ to allow us to develop dedicated support tools for our umpires and coaches to use in order to develop and enhance their emotional intelligence skills.The use of a measuring tool, EQ-I 2.0) is voluntary. ICC offer this tool as an option in providing information for umpires and coaches to use in developing a Performance Plan. See right: ‘The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Athletes’ used by one of our consultancy partners: KynchLyons Psychology Consultants http://www.kinchlyons.ie/sports-psychology.