MTG: Deep Dive on IPG PPP

MTG: Deep Dive on IPG PPP

The Magic Infraction Procedure Guide describes the penalties and remedies for problems that happen at tournaments.¬† Sometimes, the rulings from the IPG seem unintuitive or complex, and most judges wonder at some point in their career why we have policy at all. In this module, we will discuss the philosophy behind the IPG and go […]

MTG: Explaining Philosophy

MTG: Explaining Philosophy

Penalty and policy philosophy is one of the most complex qualities to master, as it requires both an heavy knowledge of the documents and a solid dose of critical thinking. In this module, we will see how you can guide your mentees on this path. We will cover: When to explain philosophy How to teach […]

MTG: Approving a Backup

MTG: Approving a Backup

As an L3 or a Team Lead in Training Position (TLTP) holder operating at a GP, you are allowed to perform backups without double checking them with someone else. This Judge Academy module will focus on best practices and reflexes to have when a judge reaches out seeking approval for their backup. That being said, […]

MTG: Philosophy of Deviations

MTG: Philosophy of Deviations

A deviation is a ruling that is consciously different from the document’s prescribed remedy to a given situation. These happen very rarely, and only occur in significant and exceptional circumstances or in situations that have no applicable philosophy for guidance. This module will help you understand: When and why deviations may occur How to recognize […]

MTG: PPP Self-Review

Now that you have taken and passed the required Penalty and Policy Philosophy¬†courses, it’s time to reflect! Self-Evaluation is a skill that is easy to start and difficult to master. The key to self-growth on your way to Level 3 is to be honest with yourself about where your strengths and weaknesses are, and how […]