United States Judo Federation

National Coach Certification Program

ONLINE Registration for Distance Learning ONLY
(USJF Bronze National Coach Certification Registration is done by the Clinician)

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.

  • Candidate must be a member of USJF
  • Module 1: The National Coach Certification is good for 2 year.
  • A USJF certified coach can renew their certification for only $25.00 per year. Valid for only one year.
  • "Click Here" to apply for USA Judo Coach Certification.
  • The candidate must complete the Background Check, "Click Here"
  • Please forward your information to the USJF National Office.
  • Candidate must show proof of rank: Sankyu or Higher
  • Minimum age 16 years old.

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

At the conclusion of each chapter you will have the opportunity to take the online test.  The 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 can retest if you so choose.  You must score 90% or higher to acquire your Coach Certification.


USJF National Coach Certification (Distance Learning ONLY)

  • Fee: $75.00
    • Includes Coach Certification Manual and Online Testing Fee.
    • Upon Receipt of your payment, the userid and password will be emailed to you.
    • Make check payable to: USJF

      Mail to:
      Attn: Coach Certification
      PO Box 338, Ontario
      Oregon 97914-0338

Upon successful completion of the USJF National Coach Certification program and verification of current membership in USJF, your name will be forwarded to the USJF National Office.  Upon verification of your background check your certificate will sent directly to you.

If you have any question, contact

Keith Watanabe, Program Coordinator


Online Registration

  • USJF Teacher/Coach Certification Registration

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