Application closing date: 8th August 2021
Course Fee: FREE
Timekeeper/Scorer qualifications maybe done over 3 competitions without pre training, or 1 competition if preceded by a Timekeepers training module. The course module focuses on the basics of a judo contest and the role the timekeeper and scorer plays during competition judo.
Participants need to have a BJA membership (can be free volunteer membership) and be at least 10 years of age. Communication skills are a major advantage in this role.
The online module covers referee words, signals, and actions from them, understanding the accurate use of the timing devices, awareness of what to do and when in the case of Osaekomi timing and a basic understanding of scoring and penalties.
To complete the training, candidates are required to either complete this module and be satisfactorily observed at one competition, or attend 3 competitions for on the job training and have 3 observations successfully completed , in both cases their activity form needs to be signed off at least once by either a Senior Recorder or Competition Controller.