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    • 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
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