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The Crown Refs Podcast

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The CROWN REFS Podcast is the audio experience for basketball officials. It features Joey Crawford, Roger Ayers, Dee Kantner, Maia Chaka, Lisa Mattingly, Tyler Ford, Penny Davis, Reggie Greenwood, Mark Wunderlich, Diana Depaul, Scott Foster, Marc Davis, Al Battista, Crystal Hogan, Bo Boroski and man… read more

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#49 Scott Foster | 25-year NBA Official

We are honored to bring to you 25-year NBA Official Scott Foster. Scott has worked 18 NBA finals games, 176 playoff games and 1,413 regular season games. He gave us a lot of great information that you can immediately apply to your games including Scott Fosters 9 ways to SELF-TALK and 6 tips to improve your SIGNALS. Definitely pay attention to this podcast. Go check out the videos we posted from this podcast on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn or Twitter. (Track listing) 1:25 His journey from youth ref to the NBA. 8:21 The CBA days. 9:30 The transition from college to pro. 12:17 Mentors. 15:40 How to improve your signals. 20:00 When do we call out of our primary? 23:20 How he handled the scrutiny on twitter. 26:20 How to manage player behavior. 27:35 How he developed empathy for the coaches by becoming one. 29:15 9 ways to self-talk. 31:00 Chasing the game. 31:51. Hardest plays to ref. 33:30 How to develop a patient whistle. 36:20 Red flags. 38:04 Core strengths. 40:40 Work/Life balance. 41:55 Goals. (Bonus tracks) 44:18. Give coaches and players some credit. 45:32 How to respond to NBA superstars who constantly complain throughout the game. 46:52 ”Vintage” by OZSOUNDBEATS


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