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FREE THROWS - 2-Man Trail Movements

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I have been working with some new officials that are going through the overwhelmed stage in their early careers. I stress the importance that they learn to do their mechanics the right way and this will avoid the need to break bad habits later. I wish that was the way I had done it. Instead, I am still purging little things I have been doing wrong for years. Let's address one of these in this entry...

As the Trail official in a 2-man crew, what should we be doing during the administration of free throws? Where should we stand. What signals should we be making? How should they be made? And where should I be looking to find the information? 

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SLAM DUNK - Showboating Leads To Technical Foul

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On December 7, 2018 the Wasatch Academy from Mount Pleasant, Utah played the Richland Bombers from Southeast Washington State. I was a fan in the stands watching this game and thoroughly enjoyed what turned out to be a blowout game. I posted this video on Facebook the following day with the following description...

The Wasatch Academy dominated the Redmond Bombers at the 2019 Vivent Great Western Shootout in Orem, Utah. The turnover dunk by 6'9" #44 Mady Sissoko followed by the steal and bucket by 6'6" #23 Leonardo Colimerio was penalized with a "T" as the muscle-flexing pose directed at the cheering Wasatch student section was deemed as unsportsmanlike conduct. This did not slow them down a bit in their 97-62 victory.

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