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Bartek Żółtowski

Hello Peter, my name is Bartek. I am 23 years old( I still consider myself young:) ) referee from Poland. I recently read your book – The Essentail Referee Mindset. I would like to thank you for writing it and sharing. I referee only for 3 years and I was...

Orlando Varela

[…] I’ve been refereeing a lot lately in international tournaments, and trying to improve. Recently I read your book again, and it was as awesome as the first time. It’s always nice talking to you. Orlando Varela Honduras

Jérémy Foucault

Thanks Peter, I found you last year thanks to Facebook, where a lot of referees share your articles. Since this time i was used to read them and it was an amazing discover for me !! It gave me the wish to go further and i’m really interested to work for...

Peter Praksch

I started refereeing almost 10 years ago, at the age of 14. I got into the top league in Hungary in 2014 and it’s been an awesome experience for me. I’m sure all referees know how challenging it is to be the „rookie” in a league. We would always like to...

Sten Klaasen

Excellent mindset leads to excellent refereeing! Thank You for sharing the mission of improving the refereeing world. I really appreciate the effort you have put into this, since I know the feeling. The most important parts of being a referee (psychology and mental preparation) are not much covered in the learning...

Johnny Jacobs

Peter, You’ve made a great website, I hope a lot of referees and instructors follow your work. If you ever need help, please let me know. Keep up the good work and congratulations for all the effort you put in.

Bas du Pré

I had a mental breakdown in one of my games. At halftime, I walked to the changing room when I remembered one of the articles on this site. I couldn’t remember exactly, but I remembered enough of the tricks to calm down, clear my mind, and get back ‘in the...

Alan Richardson

Peter, In the early 90’s after finishing my Master Degree in Sports Psychology I used a lot of NLP in my early presentations and workshops. It is a very interesting area and I hope many referees and instructors will follow your work. Best of luck, Alan

Péter Zoltán Molnár

I was nominated for an old boys tournament. As most referees probably know it, you cannot make good calls for these experienced guys. They always know it better. So, I thought it’s the perfect time to try to boost my confidence. I was waiting for the game. One of the...

Viktor Kassai

Mental preparation plays a crucial role in officiating any sport, so it is extremely important for every referee to find a good solution for developing or at least trying to keep solid mental performance. Referee Mindset is one of the solutions that may not fit for everyone, but it can...