• Forms

    Find individual, club, state application forms, waivers and more.

  • Membership Tips

    Check out short videos answering some of your most frequently asked membership questions.

  • Promotions

    Learn how to apply for a promotion and view the updated list of USA Judo promotions as well as IJF and PJC certificates.

  • Policies

    Resource of USA Judo policies, including the Code of Conduct, Background Screen Policy and Statement of Principles, Ethical Behavior, Non-Disclosure and Conflict of Interest.

  • Historic USA Judo Member Numbers

    USA Judo's membership has nearly doubled in just over a decade. Check out the progression over the years.


Member Types

Being a member of USA Judo provides many rewards and benefits. As a member of the National Governing Body for the Olympic sport of Judo, each member receives:

  • Amateur standing and eligibility protection in all tournaments/events sanctioned by USA Judo in the United States
  • Eligibility to participate in USA Judo National Championships and sanctioned events throughout the United States
  • Eligibility to receive points and be featured on USA Judo’s National Roster
  • Secondary participant accident medical insurance for any injury occurring at sanctioned events or club practices up to $25,000
  • Access to on-line training videos provided by the American Judo System, an all-inclusive system of learning, teaching, & developing one’s own style of judo designed by U.S. Olympic Judo Medalists, Jimmy Pedro and Travis Stevens (a $300 value)
  • Opportunity to represent the United States at international competitions
  • Eligibility to pursue USA Judo Coach Certification and club membership
  • Eligibility to receive rank promotions through USA
  • Eligibility to attend instructor, coach and club management courses through the IJF Academy
  • Access to US Center for SafeSport seminars and background screens for coaching certifications
  • An electronic newsletter for members only
  • Exclusive discounts on products and services through USA Judo’s sponsors