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Referee Training Center

Purpose of the Referee Training Center

  1. 1:Improvement of the football level of regions / prefectures
  2. 2:Development and strengthening of Class 2 Referees' instructors and Class 2 Referees.
  3. 3:Improvement of the quality of Class 3 Referees' instructors and quantitative expansion.
  4. 4:Scouting and development of talented people.
  5. 5:Offering FIFA・AFC・JFA's sustained principles of guidance, interpretation of competitions'rules and refereeing skills.

Type of training centers

1:Central Referee Training Center

Purpose
  • Providing the latest information through JFA Directors' direct instruction.
  • Improvement of the referees' quality and of the refereeing skills.
  • Sharing each region's information.
Target
Referees' instructors and referees that are participating to Regional Referee Training Centers.

2:Regional Referee Training Center

Purpose
  • Improvement of the football level of the region.
  • Development and strengthening of Class 2 Referees' instructors and Class 2 Referees.
  • Development of Class 3 Referees through the participation of observers.
  • Scouting and development of talented referees.
Target
Class 2 Referees' instructors and Class 2 Referees of each region.

3:Prefectural Referee Training Center

Purpose
  • Development of Class 3・Class 4 Referees.
  • Improvement of the quality of Class 3 Referees' instructors and quantitative expansion.
Target
Class 3 Referees' instructors, Class 3・Class 4 Referees

4:Women's Referee Training Center

Purpose
  • Understanding of football rules, guidance of referee's principles and skills.
  • Development and diffusion of women referees.
  • Improvement of the referees' quality for the acquirement of Class 3 Referee's qualification.
  • Development and diffusion of women referees' instructors.
Target
  • New applicants for referee's qualifications.
  • Class 4 Women Referees.
  • Class 3 Women Referees.
  • Women Referees' instructors.

Content of implementation

1:Understanding of football rules
Presentations, stunts, practical trainings etc.
2:Guidance for refereeing
Refereeing analysis through games, video clips etc.
3:Physical strengthening
Fitness training, training theory.
4:Cooperation with technique
Discussions with technical coaches, staff and players, etc.
5:Development of the personality
Improvement of qualities necessary to referees, philosophy of football and philosophy of referee, etc.
6:Approach to each regional football association's own themes.

Requests to referees

1:Acquisition of knowledge
  • about football itself
  • about the spirit of football rules
  • logical knowledge
  • practical knowledge
  • social knowledge
2:Improvement of refereeing skills
  • refereeing eye
  • movements and positioning
  • Management capacity(Operation)
  • Game management
3:Improvement of fitness
  • basis:moving in order to referee correctly, understanding of game's development and tactics.
  • conditioning.
  • speed and amount of exercise, movements matched to modern football
4:Improvement of the personality
  • a strong mentality
  • firm belief・philosophy
  • strengthening of internal motivation
  • building human nature
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