Home plate is absolutely the most significant area on a softball diamond. By far!
From pitches to baserunners, everything has to cross home plate for either team to be successful.
An umpire has a great responsibility to the players, coaches, and spectators. In addition to calling pitches, he is required to make calls at home plate, which anyone will tell you are some of the most exciting plays of all! But if you can maintain control of the game and yourself, you can become an outstanding plate umpire
Being a plate umpire is the most difficult trick of the trade; but if you sign in, you'll get to read some of the ways you can improve your grasp of that job.