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Being a woman’s referee (www.Officiastore.com) means that an off field/off court active lifestyle is a must. The benefits of an active lifestyle goes beyond waking up the day after a grueling game without any significant aches and pains. The physical and emotional benefit provide you with calorie burning (your calorie burning amount depends on your level of fitness and other considerations but you can easily burn 300-600 calories per game). Stress buster is another benefit of a healthy women’s referee lifestyle as well as mental sharpness. As a woman referee you’re expected to make split second decisions and being physically...

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From our vantage point as the only USA manufacturers of Women Officials Wear, we are taking notice of the advancement of women in this arena. We are so proud of the growth women continue to make in the world of officiating. So many referees and umpires have worked diligently every game assigned to open doors for fellow women.  A couple of key notes on past accomplishments. In 1904, Amanda Clement was the first woman to get paid to umpire a baseball game. 
 A mere 68 years later in 1972, Bernice Gera followed as the first woman to 
umpire a...

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  Ever Wonder how we at Officia pick products?  It's why we launched in the first place.  We put women first!   Why We Started Officia selects products based on what are proven athletic products for female athletes.  If you are actively playing your sport, officiating the sport you love or participating in a sport as your busy life allows, having the right product should not stand in the way of achieving your greatest athletic potential.   That's how Officia started!  Our sister company, Designer Sports works with athletic teams helping with uniforms and equipment and our primary focus is on...

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Charli Turner Thorne is the Arizona State Sun Devils head women's basketbll coach.  She is the winningest Sun Devil coach since the team was established. Turner Thorne asked for a 9 month sabbatical from coaching that was totally unprecedented.  She took an inventory of her personal and professional life and took that time to work on being a better coach.  She read, studied and learned how to be a better coach.  By month 8 she was chomping to get back to coaching. Why she inspires:  Be sure to give yourself the luxury of doing a "gut check" when your life seems out of...

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