A "must have" for the novice & serious umpire & a great insight for coaches & players. Jim Evans trains hundreds of amateur and professional umpires each year. Attention to detail and the elimination of surprises are recurring themes in Jim's teaching. With this program you'll learn the rules and answers to some of the most puzzling plays in the game. Each rule is broken down in an easy to understand, step-by-step manner teaching each of the key elements. Visit the Florida training fields of the Jim Evans Academy of Professional Umpiring and go on to the diamond and test your rules knowledge, then sit back and listen as Jim explains the answers to 25 of the most perplexing plays in the game today. Jim Evans has developed a distinguished and enviable career as a Major League Umpire, internationally acclaimed instructor and prolific author of educational materials. His resum includes the following achievements: Four World Series, Nine Championship Series, Three All-Star Games, Texas State Board of Education Teaching Certificate, 32 Years Professional Umpiring Experience, Bachelor of Science in Education, University of Texas, Founder & Chief Instructor, Jim Evans Academy of Professional Umpiring.