USJF Teachers Institute

National Coach Certification

United States Judo Federation

National Coach

As a USJF Coach, you have a great responsibility. You are not only trying to be an important partner to improving the competitive performance of your athlete, but you should also be aware of the greater reasons for developing your athlete, that of helping them to become a better individual and to meet the challenges of our greater society.

National Coach and Elite Coach Certification

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.

Elite Coach Re-Certification

By re-certifying your USJF Coach Certification you automatically attain the USJF Elite Coach designation. 

Coach Manual Excerpts

The new 2nd edition of “Training for Competition, Judo Coaching Strategy and the Science for Success” by Hayward Nishioka.

Coaching Videos

The traditional role of coaches and teachers are expanding.  We hope to provide accessible opportunities for growth, sense of connection, encouragement, affirmation and channels to build our Judo coaching community.

National Teacher Certification

The United States Judo Federation, with its long standing tradition of technical excellence, is committed to serving its members with the latest information and procedures adopted from our international judo community.