BJA Level 3 coaches (or coaches with relevant experience) who are committed to their personal development and the development of their players may apply for a place on MSc Advanced Sports Coaching Practice course at Sheffield Hallam, commencing September 2018.

This course is open to judo coaches who are currently working with players in clubs, competitive environments and players on the performance pathway.

The Masters in Sports Coaching, which will lead to the UKCC Level 4 Award (UKCC Level 4 endorsement pending) and the BJA Levels 4 and 5 (for BJA coaches) will equip coaches with the necessary tools to deal with these pressures, achieve at the highest level within their area and provide the innovation to move the organisation forward.

Coupled with mentoring support, the course will also provide the most up to date information in performance coaching, applied sports science research (e.g. physiology, psychology, biomechanics; nutrition and weight management) and access to in-house experts in many sports science disciplines.

The course programme is delivered part time over a two-year period By Sheffield Hallam University Academy of Sport and is modular based. Each year these modules will be delivered in three blocks – each block three days.

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Download the application form here

Application Form and Judo CV:

Please complete the Sheffield Hallam University application form to

Applications should be sent to direct to and British Judo Association by Friday 25 May 2018

Joyce Heron

Education & Training Manager

Mobile: 07967 773813

Michelle Vernon-Way

Course Leader  MSc Advanced Sport Coaching Practice

Tel 07817300944