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British Judo 1st4Sport Level Two Coaching Course: 7th – 8th September & 12th – 13th October 2024 Dartford Judo

September 7, 2024 - September 8, 2024

The 1st4Sport Level 2 Award in Coaching Judo is the second step on British Judo’s coaching pathway.

This course aims to provide candidates with an introduction to the processes and principles of coaching judo to adults and children.

If you are already a qualified coach and are looking to develop your knowledge and skills to deliver better and more sessions at your club, then this is the course for you.

On successful completion of this course candidates will receive a 1st4Sport Level 2 coaching award and will be equipped to deliver sessions independently and work alongside a 1st4Sport Level 3 judo coach during club or other relevant coaching sessions. 1st4Sport Level 2 coaches are also able to set up their own judo club(s). 

The course will run on two weekends.

Weekend 1: 7th – 8th September 2024
Weekend 2: 12th – 13th October 2024

(Assessment Day: 24th November 2024)

Venue: Dartford Judo Club Cotton Lane, Stone, Dartford DA2 6PD

What do you need before you can sign up?

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be a current member of the British Judo Association
  • Hold a minimum British Judo Association 1st Kyu Grade
  • It is recommended that candidates hold a BJA Level 1 coaching award
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English (listening, speaking, reading and writing)

Course details

Candidates are required to complete the 15 module programme, a mock assessment and a personal action planning process as part of the training. This will be followed by a period of extended study and logged coaching practice prior to the final assessment. Candidates will work through the following units as part of this course:

  1. Understanding the Fundamentals of Coaching Sport
  2. Understanding how to Develop Participants through Coaching Sport
  3. Supporting Participants’ Lifestyle through Coaching Sport
  4. Understanding the Principles of Safe and Equitable Coaching Practice
  5. Plan a Series of Judo Coaching Sessions
  6. Prepare the Judo Coaching Environment
  7. Deliver a Series of Judo Coaching Sessions
  8. Monitor and Evaluate Judo Coaching Sessions

The final assessment day is held approximately 8 weeks after the learning programme has finished.

For more information about the course, please contact dermot.heslop@britishjudo.org.uk

Please book your place below.


September 7, 2024
September 8, 2024
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Dermot Heslop


Dartford Judo Club
Cotton Lane
Stone, Kent DA2 6PD England
01322 222071
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