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USJF National Teachers Institute

For nearly 70 years, the USJF Teachers Institute has been designing and delivering professional instructional courses for the judo community nationwide.

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.

USJF Teacher Manual

“Excellence in Judo”  by Hayward Nishioka and Mitchell Palacio

Video Resources

Video resources on Teaching

Teacher Resources

Our teaching resources are designed to asist the Sensei to facilitate learning and knowledge acquisition.

Certified Teachers

Current List of USJF Certified Teachers

USJF 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.