Judo in Schools Resources
In conjunction with the International Judo Federation (IJF), we are happy to provide materials to assist in making Judo In Schools a success.
JUDO IN SCHOOLS START UP REQUIREMENTS
two-piece uniform (jacket & pants)
Japanese term for “The Gentle Way”
judo practice area (gym)
Mat dimensions 46 x 46 (91 sq. feet)
Unobstructed (no pillars/support beams near mats)
Floor can be carpeted, concrete, tile or wood (gym)
Basic activewear is OK for first several practices, preferably a loose long sleeve t-shirt and long sweat pants that tie at the waist Judo gi is required after 2 weeks of athlete participation
Long hair must be tied back (pony tail or braid) Short and clean finger nails (hands and feet) No jewelry of any kind
No shoes or socks
Tatami (rectangular or roll out) are preferred but basic gymnastic mats are also acceptable. *
Must be current/active USA Judo coach certified which will include individual USA Judo membership, clean background screen, current U.S. Center for SafeSport certification and CDC Concussion Training Certificate.
*USA Judo registered clubs will receive a 25% discount on the purchase of new Flexi-Roll/Flexi-Connect or the Swain Hybrid Mats (1meter x 2meters x 4cm)