The Two-Umpire Mechanics Manual that the Umpire World Has Been Waiting For……
MAXIMIZING THE TWO-UMPIRE SYSTEM, is the most comprehensive training manual ever produced….
In over 150 years of baseball history, no umpire training manual has come close to covering the two-umpire system like this!
• Book Measures 8.5x11 Inches! Full Size Format, Close to 300 Pages!
• A Comprehensive Glossary of Umpiring Terms
• Over 100 Diagrams
• Jim Evans’ 7 Laws of Umpiring
• Basic Summaries and Detailed Explanations
• Keys to Effective Communication
• 47 Professionally-Illustrated Umpire Signals
• and Much, Much More!!!!!!!!!
Now you can experience the same instruction that thousands of professional students have been taught at the world’s most innovative umpire training program – the Jim Evans Academy of Professional Umpiring. As you work your way through this incredible manual, you will feel like you are sitting front row in the Academy classroom listening to two of the world’s greatest umpire instructors…Dick Nelson and Jim Evans. Dick was the Field Supervisor for Major League Baseball’s Umpire Development Program for 19 years and has taught at umpire schools for over 20 years. During that time he has taught or supervised over 70% of the umpires working in the Major Leagues today. Jim Evans had a distinguished 28-year career as a Major League umpire in which he worked 4 World Series, 9 Championship Series, and 3 All-Star Games. He has a degree in education from the University of Texas and is the founder and chief instructor of the Jim Evans Academy. Jim trains more umpires worldwide each year than any instructor in the history of the game.
This manual can easily be adapted to apply to all levels of competition including youth leagues, high school, and college.
Maximizing the Two-Umpire System will prove to be a timeless resource tool for umpires worldwide and provide the training support that umpire associations desperately need!
If you have been looking for that one publication that explains umpiring principles, positioning theory, individual responsibilities, communication techniques, and accepted signaling practices….Congratulations – You Have Found It!!!!!