First Aid Guidelines For Dojos, Released April 20, 2009, available as a pdf file
The following first aid and medical guidelines are intended to set a minimum standard of readiness for Dojos. It is recommended that the First Aid materials listed should be readily available for use by judo instructors teaching at a Dojo. It is recommended that information be stored in a binder located for easy reference by the instructors. It is recommended that a judo instructor to have a certification in First Aid and CPR. The information in these guidelines are based on the text from "Tournament First Aid Information" by Richard Cirone, M.D. and "First Aid/CPR/AED for the Workplace" by American Red Cross. The materials have been reviewed by
- Joseph Fitzsimmons, M.D.
- Takenari Asanuma, (Certified Judo Seifuku Therapist), Previous Chairperson USJF Medical Committee
- Ricardo Joseph, M.D., Current Chairperson USJF Medical Committee