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Welcome to USJF Coach Certification,

On behalf of the United States Judo Federation, I would like to congratulate you on your participation in the United States Judo Federation Judo National Coach Certification program.  The USJF has approved this National certificated program as a means to develop the coaching effectiveness of the grassroots instructor up through to the Olympic/World level coach.

Training for Competition, Judo Coaching Strategy and the Science for Success by Professor Hayward Nishioka, is a comprehensive educational program designed to prepare individuals for success coaching.   Hayward Nishioka, Professor of Physical Education from Los Angeles City College, has combined his academic background with many years of experience as a coach, administrator, official, athlete and parent to create this unique guide.  Training for Competition, Judo Coaching Strategy and the Science for Success has been written specifically for Judo coaches.

The USJF National Coach certification can be done through distance learning (online). Cost - $75.00 includes Training for Competition, Judo Coaching Strategy and the Science for Success Manual and access to the online testing section.

The module 1 - National Coach Certification is good for 2 years with the subsequent yearly renewal fee of $50.00.

The USJF National Coach certification has 4 modules. You start with Module 1 - National Coach Certification, through distance learning.

Module 1 - National Coach Certification, Valid 2 yrs.

  • What is Coaching?
  • Mapping Out a Strategy
  • Advance Judo Tactics

Module 2 - Bronze National Certification, Valid for 3 years

  • Cardiovascular Preparedness
  • Communicating with your Competitor
  • A Family of Techniques

Module 3 - Silver National Certification

  • Risk Management
  • Resistance Training
  • Nutrition

Module 4 - Gold National Certification

  • Scouting
  • Caring for Bumps and Bruises

or, You can attend the 1 day clinic covering Modules 1 & 2, with Certification good for 3 years. The 2 day clinic covering all the modules. The 2 day clinic certification is good for 4 years.

At the conclusion of each chapter you will have the opportunity to take the "Online test".  The distance learning "Online test" will be of a True/False and/or Multiple Choice question format.  Upon conclusion of each chapter test, the results will be given to you immediately.  You must score 90% or higher to acquire your Coach Certification.

Upon successful completion of the program and verification of current membership in USJF, your National Coaching Certificate will be mailed to you from the United States Judo Federation National Office. You must also pass the background check.

Click here, to register your journey as a professional coach in judo.

USJF Coach Re - Certification registration (click here)

Mitchell Palacio,

Chair, USJF National Teachers Institute

United States Judo Federation

National Teachers Institute

Mitchell Palacio, Chairperson

mtpalacio@msn.com

United States Judo Federation

P.O. Box 338

Ontario, OR 97914-0338

Email: NO@usjf.com

Phone: 1-541-889-8753

Fax: 1-541-889-5836