Course Content
The Official’s Whistle
Officials blow the whistle to indicate the ball is dead “by rule.” There is a right way to blow the whistle following a “typical” play so everyone can hear it. We also blow a “look at me!” whistle during specific circumstances. We’ll discuss the finger and lanyard whistle types, when we blow the whistle, and how we blow the whistle.
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Penalty Flag and Beanbag
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Officiating the Kickoff
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Wing Mechanics
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Officiating the Scrimmage Kick
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Mechanics

Officials blow the whistle to indicate the ball is dead “by rule.” There is a right way to blow the whistle following a “typical” play so everyone can hear it. We also blow a “look at me!” whistle during specific circumstances. We’ll discuss the finger and lanyard whistle types, when we blow the whistle, and how we blow the whistle.