1. Have active feet in the T and C. Always work to get open angles.
2. In the Lead position, find reasons to rotate.
3. Be at your starting position to start every possession before it starts. T- 28 foot line. C- Free Throw line extended. Lead at the “3” post up mark. T and C have to be side line oriented.
4. Review your coverage areas in the IAABO Manual. Review Jump Ball Coverage, Throw-in and Free Throw Coverage, Front Court and Back Court Coverages, Press Coverage, ETC.
5. Work outside In in the Trail and Lead Positions. In the Center position have your shoulders parallel to the side line.
6. T-L, run hard, especially first four steps.
7. Be primary focused with secondary awareness.
8. In end of game scenarios, stay with players in your primary. If you have no players, go to your secondary; but don’t guess , you have to “throw strikes”.
9. Know your Match-UPS, know the ones that are essential.
10. When officiating the defense, find their waist or their eyes and this will usually dictate what their hands will do.