Judo In Schools

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JUDO IN SCHOOLS START UP REQUIREMENTS

Terminology

Tatami
Judo gi
Sensei
Judo
Dojo
mats
two-piece uniform (jacket & pants)
judo teacher
Japanese term for “The Gentle Way”
judo practice area (gym)

Room/Space Requirements

Interior space
Mat dimensions 46 x 46 (91 sq. feet)
Seating area
Unobstructed (no pillars/support beams near mats)
Floor can be carpeted, concrete, tile or wood (gym)

Participant Apparel/Hygiene-while on tatami

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 make-up
No shoes or socks

Type of Mats

Tatami (rectangular or roll out) are preferred but basic gymnastic mats are also acceptable. *

Sensei/Instructor

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)