The Fundamentals course has been designed to be as accessible as possible, whilst providing education and support required to start on the path of umpiring.

To achieve your ‘Fundamentals of Umpiring Award’ you must take the following steps:

  1. Complete your ‘Online Rules Test –
  2.  Complete 4 sections online (Module 1) –
  3. Attend a Live Webinar (Module 1 – you can book this once you have completed your online section by emailing – first planned for 10th March)
  4. Attend a practical workshop in your province (Module 2 – booking will be made available online in coming weeks)



Rules of Hockey

The FIH are the international governing body for hockey, and are responsible for the rules of Outdoor Hockey (11 a-side), Indoor Hockey, Hockey5s, Beach and Para-ID Hockey.

Below you can download the rules for each format of the game.

Why not get the FREE interactive FIH Rules of Hockey App now via Google Play or the Apple Store.

At the convenience of the touch of a button, you can be sure to have the latest rules of Outdoor Hockey on-the-go. Covering the must-know for both players and umpires including a Quiz feature and Videos.