Category Clinics

CEB Umpires’ Clinic 2017

Two ABUA-E umpires praticipated in the CEB umpire clinic March 24-26. Maros Pavlik (SVK) and Georg Veit (AUT) successfully completed the course which was conducted by Paul Bokern (NED) and Mojmir Jankovic (SVK).

Both new certified umpires will have their first appointments in a CEB tournament this year.

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Article about JEEC 2016 on KNBSB website

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.

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JEEC 2016 is history

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.

 

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JEEC 2016: Newsletter No. 3 with last info

Here you can download the JEEC newsletter number 3.

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JEEC Newsletter No. 2

Here you can download the second newsletter for JEEC 2016. You will get some information about what you will need at the clinic and a bio of instructor Mike Fichter.

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JEEC Newsletter No. 1

Here you can download the first newsletter for JEEC 2016. You will get some information about the clinic facility and the daily schedule.

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Invitation Letter for JEEC 2016

Dear fellow umpires:

hereby you can find the invitation letter to the Jim Evans European Classic umpire clinic 2016. We would be glad if you share this information with your colleagues and national baseball/umpire organization.

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The Four Stages of Learning – which stage are you?

Ask yourself: Which stage are you?

  1. 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.
  2. 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...
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JEEC 2016 in the Netherlands!

We are proud to announce that the Jim Evans European Classic will be held in Almere/NED in Kooperation with the Dutch Baseball Federation KNBSB. The date is already fixed: April 3-9, 2016, and is one day longer as usual.

Registration will be opened in September 2015. Stay tuned for news!

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Need umpire training?

We provide instructors for local or national beginners and advanced umpire clinics. All ABUA-E instructors have graduated from a professional umpire school and will teach state-of-the-art techniques and precedures. As an organizer you just care for the location of the clinic, and accomodation and travel costs for the instructors – the rest is on us.

For further information contact us: info(at)umpire.eu or clinics(at)umpire.at.

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