No - it would take 1 Hour Good DVD and you would learn on the job and make an occasional mistake that may require tippex to fix.Alex Holowczak wrote:Poppycock. I've been "training" as an arbiter now for about 8 months, and I still don't consider myself to "have all the required knowledge". It's not because I don't know the rules; I reckon I know those without problems. Arbiting is more than knowing the rules though. It requires a lot of common sense, thinking on your feet, and general administration that can take years to get right.Charlie Storey wrote:Arbiters (Converted from 120 - 220 ECF) could take a 1 hour DVD Course and have all the required knowledge I'm afraid.
I recently ran 3 sections, a tournament and arbited solely, all using a Computer program- delegating to other players in some time pressure instances to relay what happened then made informed judgements. They are also more than happy to help relay what happened.
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