Wireless umpire communication headset system for field hockey

Field hockey umpires need to communicate as directly as possible with the assistant umpires and to lead the game in the best possible way
The rapidness of the game, the distance between them makes it difficult to communicate verbally. With this AXIWI umpire headset, you can have two-way communication with your colleagues. Instantaneous, without delay and a clear sound. And lead the game in the best possible way.
The AXIWI® umpire headset has a perfect price-quality ratio.

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The umpire communication system for field hockey

With the AXIWI® communication system, up to 6 persons can simultaneously communicate hands-free with each other. Just like a telephone conversation. Various settings are possible, e.g. one person is the master, and up till a total of six persons can talk and listen simultaneously. Others persons with a similar unit can listen to the conversation. You also can have a master and sub-master configuration, meaning master and sub-master coupled together and four (4) others can use the “S” button to switch on or off the talk function. Or you can make use of an optional PTT button to open or close the talk function. More options are available! Please ask our sales department.

Benefits field hockey umpires using an umpire wireless communication system

Quick decision making with the ‘open’ line

  • Proactive game management tool
  • Directly in contact with referees and officials
  • Everyone (with an AXIWI) is live well informed

Motivates umpire team

  • Umpires and officials are fully involved

Reduce faults

  • Confirm critical game information
  • Communicate fast and directly relevant information


  • Players and coaches appreciate technology because it increases right decisions and the performance of the referee team

Development referees

  • The AXIWI® wireless headset allows referee coaches to know what referees in the field are communicating with each other. And how to react to specific situations. It helps the referee coach with good evaluations and develops the skills of the referee.

INTERVIEW with Mark Clattenburg about the added value of using referee headsets – 19-05-2021

“It is what my wife says with a dishwasher. When you haven’t got one you don’t know the difference. But when you get one, it changes your life.”



Top umpires and officials whistle with AXIWI

The AXIWI communication system is already in use by the (top) referees and umpires from several international renowned sports federations.

Coen van Bunge Umpire Academy works with AXIWI during Malaga field hockey umpire camp

The Coen van Bunge Umpire Academy, established in 2015, is going to Malaga (15 – 18 February) for a four day ‘training and coaching camp’ for ambitious Dutch field hockey umpires. During this camp the umpires will umpire practice games at CD Malaga hockey club. AXIWI is providing them with a top level communication set, so they can speak with each other and with the umpire coach. Read more.

Also top umpires Royal Dutch Hockey Federation equipped with AXIWI®

The top umpires of the Royal Dutch Hockey Federation (KNHB) working with the wireless AXIWI communication system. The umpires are active in the highest professional Dutch Hockey Leagues for men and women in Holland. Read more about the experiences from Jasper Nagtzaam (arbitrage and umpire KNHB).


AXIWI offers top umpires Belgium Hockey Association many advantages

Since the start of the season 2016-2017 the field hockey umpires of the Royal Belgian Hockey Association (Premier League) are working with the AXIWI communication system. Read more about the experiences from the top umpires from the Royal Belgium Hockey Association.

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Survey: Which possibilities does a communication system offers referees and sports?

Referees take more correct and faster decisions with communication system

In June 2016 Axitour Communication Systems has held a survey among referees in Holland. The referees who participated on the survey are active on all levels and in a variety of sports. To obtain the information we made a survey for referees who are working with a communications system and who aren’t working with a communication system: 105 to 419.

More information about the survey: Check the webpage with the main results, the Infographic and the official Press Release of the survey.

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