Swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers


Courses 2018

Date        
Course details                                                     
Location                              
Time             
17.02.2018 swissFOCUS introduction to umpiring Geneva 10-4pm
28.04.2018 swissFOCUS introduction to umpiring Winterthur 10-4pm
       
       

Available courses

swissFOCUS introduction to umpiring

Duration: 1 day

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of playing cricket

This an entry level introduction to umpiring and prepares the candidate for umpiring domestic cricket. No previous umpiring experience is necessary and on successful completion of the course and the examination, participants will be qualified to umpire Swiss domestic competitive Twenty20 & 40 over matches. 

This course concentrates on those Laws and local Rules & Regulations that are applicable to Swiss domestic cricket and is very good preparation for the ECB ACO Umpires Education Stage One course.

ECB ACO Umpires Education Stage One (Club Umpire)

Duration: 1 day

Prerequisites: swissFOCUS entry level introduction to umpiring course

This is your first step to attaining an internationally recognised umpiring qualification.

This is designed to give you an overview of the basic Laws of the game and how to apply them and introduce the principles of field craft and match management. It will give you the tools to enable you to umpire matches at the basic recreational level where there are no independent umpires appointed.

ECB ACO Umpires Education Stage Two (League Panel Umpire)

Duration: 1 day

Prerequisites: ECB ACO Umpires Education Stage One (Club Umpire)

This course complements the stage one perfectly and typically will be held on the same weekend.

This course is designed to give you further knowledge and skills to enable you to become a member of a league panel. It complements The Club Umpire course by looking beyond the basic laws, build on field craft and match management techniques and introduce the concept of working, as a team, with a colleague.

ECB ACO Umpires Education Stage Three

Duration: 1 day

Prerequisites: ECB ACO Umpires Education Stage Two (League Panel Umpire)

This course is designed for experienced umpires who aspire to stand at the highest level of league cricket and is available to all members who have attended the Club Umpire and League Panel Umpire courses. As well as the interpretation and application of Law it also covers the management of the match, the field and the players on it. Man management and other practical aspects are also covered. This course is also suitable for you if you are not aspiring to Premier League cricket, but still want to develop your skills and be the best umpire you can be.

ECB ACO Umpires Education Stage Four

Duration: 1 day

Prerequisites: ECB ACO Umpires Education Stage Three

This is the course for you if you wish to stand at the highest levels of recreational cricket and is available if you have attended the earlier three courses. It puts together all the knowledge and skills needed to become a confident umpire.

swissFOCUS scoring basics

Duration: ½ day

Prerequisites: none

This an entry level introduction to scoring. No previous scoring experience is necessary, but on successful completion of the course and the examination, participants will be more than adequately qualified to score Swiss domestic competitive Twenty20 & 40 over matches. 

swissFOCUS scoring advanced

Duration: ½ day

Prerequisites: swissFOCUS scoring basics

This an advanced course in scoring. 

Past courses

Date        
Course details                                                     
Location                              
Time             
01.04.2017 swissFOCUS introduction to umpiring Geneva 10.30-4pm
08.04.2017 swissFOCUS introduction to umpiring Winterthur 10.30-4pm
27.05.2017 swissFOCUS introduction to umpiring Niederscherli/BE 10.30-4pm
10.06.2017 swissFOCUS introduction to umpiring Geneva 10.30-4pm
Date Course name Location Details
17.08.2016 Scoring basics Zurich 10-12noon
08.08.2016 Scoring basics Zurich 9-11am
09.04.2016 swissFOCUS Introduction to Umpiring Berne 10-4pm
17.04.2016 swissFOCUS Introduction to Umpiring Geneva 10-4pm
25.04.2015 swissFOCUS Introduction to Umpiring Geneva 10-4pm
19.02.2014 sFOCUS Introduction to Umpiring Geneva  
10.05.2014 sFOCUS scoring basics Geneva cancelled
16.03.2013 sFOCUS Introduction to Scoring Kantonschule Hottingen  
06.04.2013 sFOCUS Introduction to Umpiring    Kantonschule Hottingen  
27.04.2013 sFOCUS Introduction to Scoring  Berne   
31.08.2013 sFOCUS scoring basics Berne  
25.03.2012 sFOCUS Introduction to Umpiring Geneva available here
05.05.2012 sFOCUS Introduction to Umpiring Hotel Walhalla, Zürich postponed
02.06.2012 sFOCUS Introduction to Scoring Berne available here
07.05.2011 sFOCUS Introduction to umpiring Hotel Walhalla details
28-30.10.2011 ECB ACO Level One umpiring course  Hotel Walhalla details
10.04.2010 sFOCUS Introduction to umpiring NewImpact, Berne  
07-09.12.2009 ACU&S GL6 Hotel Banana City  
14.07.2007 sFOCUS Introduction to umpiring Dietlikon, Zurich  
10.03.2007 sFOCUS Introduction to umpiring Bucholz, Uster