The Koninklijke Nederlandse Baseball en Softball Bond (KNBSB) has published an article about the Jim Evans European Classic 2016 umpire clinic on his webpage. Read the article.Read More
The 2016 edition of the Jim Evans European Classis is over. 27 students out of 11 nations attended an intense 6 1/2 days umpire clinic with chief instructor Jim Evans, instructor Mike Fichter and the assistant instructors Bruno Hubler and Sascha Pammesberger.
Photos and Videos will be published soon on this website.
We want to thank all participants, instructors and volunteers of B.S.C. Almere ’90 and hope to see you all at the JEEC 2018.
The European Association of Professional Baseball (EAPB) was founded in May 2015 by some of the strongest teams in Europe. The EAPB aims to start and operate Euro League Baseball in 2016, the first Professional Baseball League in Europe with teams from the Netherlands, Italy, France, Germany and Czech Republic.
The first Winter Meeting held on Friday October 23, resulted in a decision to actually start Euro League Baseball in 2016. The decision was taken after discussions about the size and the length of the schedule. The meeting concluded with the plan to shorten the season to 3 or 4 months and to limit the number of games to 18, having weekly 2-game series on Monday and Tuesday or Tuesday and Wednesday.
“We’re very happy with the outcome of this important meeting where al...Read More
Ask yourself: Which stage are you?
- Unconscious incompetence
- The umpire does not understand or know how to do something and does not necessarily recognize the deficit. With other words: He is horseshit and even does not know it. He must recognize his own incompetence, and the value of the new skill, before moving on to the next stage. The length of time an umpire spends in this stage depends on the strength of the stimulus to learn.
- Conscious incompetence
- Though the umpire does not understand or know how to do something, he does recognize the deficit, as well as the value of a new skill in addressing the deficit. Or to say: He is still horseshit but now he knows it and looks for help. The making of mistakes can be integral to the learning process at this stage...