Sports Coaching (European Judo)
Our Sport and Exercise Sciences course group is ranked joint 1st for teaching excellence by the 2013 Sunday Times University Guide.
Course overviewThis course is designed for people who are already experienced judo coaches and wish to attain their European Judo Union Level 4 performance coach award , this course is a prerequisite for the European Judo Union Level 5 high performance coach award.
The European Judo Union (EJU) provides high quality coaching awards at Levels three - six. Level 4 yields a foundation degree (FdSc) in Sports Coaching, Level 5 a BSc (Hons) in Sports Coaching and Level 6 an MSc in Italy.
The European Judo Union Performance Coach Award Level 4 is delivered at Anglia Ruskin University through six blocks of two weeks, over a three year period. Students on the Level 4 and 5 courses in Cambridge, are registered at Anglia Ruskin University and have the same benefits as full time students including access to the library, the digital library, the Students' Union, and student support services.
The course utilises experienced staff from Anglia Ruskin's unit for Sport and Exercise Sciences, who cover areas such as physiology, biomechanics, psychology and coaching pedagogy. These experts are supported by judo-specific lecturers and in previous years this has included Professor Emanuela Pierantozzi (twice World Champion and double Olympic medallist), Kenzo Nakamura (World and Olympic Champion), Peter Seisenbacher (double Olympic medallist and World Champion), Kate Howey (double Olympic medallist and World Champion) and Kosei Inoue (Olympic medallist and three times World Champion).
Applied Pedagogy in Judo
Physiology for Judo
Sport and Exercise Psychology
Coach Based learning
Planning for Sport
Judo Technical Principles
Biomechanics in Judo
Talent Development Pathways in Judo
Strength and Conditioning for Judo
Performance analysis of judo
Research Methods for Sports Coaching
Psychological Profiling for Combat Sports
AssessmentStudents will be assessed through standard essay writing, presentations, practical coaching and online.
Facilities9 x 12 dojo
10 x 20 dojo (Off campus)
2 x sports labs
Notation analysis software
Performance strength & Conditioning centre (off campus)
Associated careersJudo coach, Judo teacher, Performance analyst, Performance director, sports development.
Links with industry/professional recognitionThis course also yields a European Judo Union Level 4 performance coach award and is endorsed/monitored by the European Judo Union.
|Entry Requirements:||Non standard entry. Judo Coaching Award or Judo competitive experience required. Applicants are advised to contact Admissions Tutor Kjell Paridon before completing an application at Kjell.Van-Paridon@anglia.ac.uk. Course starts dates for 2013 are 18th March and 15th July.|
Entry requirements listed are for September 2013 entry. Entry requirements for other intakes may differ.
How to apply
Teaching times*2 x two-week block per year. One at the end of August and one at Easter.
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*Teaching days and times are for guidance only and are subject to change each academic year. We advise all applicants to wait until they are in receipt of their timetable before making arrangements around their course times.