NZJJF COACHING COURSES

The NZJJF coaching course currently consists of three levels of instructor:

Assistant Instructor (C1), Club Instructor (C2) and Advanced Instructor (C3), with Expert Instructor (C4) currently in development.

The purpose is to assure the public that NZJJF Certified Club Instructors have a clean criminal record, are trained in modern sports coaching practices and have first aid knowledge.

All Instructors must agree to be bound by the NZJJF Code of Ethics.

Procedure

For the C1 course, the candidate should be over 16 years of age and have been practicing ju-jitsu for a minimum of two years;

  • Application is made by downloading the appropriate Application Form and submitting the completed form to the registrar@nzjjf.org.nz, along with
    • a copy of their latest ju-jitsu grading certificate.
    • a copy of their equivalent coaching qualification, if applying for Recognition of Prior Learning (ROPL).
    • proof of payment of the required NZJJF fee.

For the C2 course the applicant should be over 16 years of age and have been practicing ju-jitsu for a minimum of four years.  Ideally, they will hold at least a brown belt or equivalent grade;

  • Application is made by downloading the appropriate Application Form and submitting the completed form to registrar@nzjjf.org.nz, along with
    • a copy of their C1 certificate or their equivalent coaching qualification, if applying for ROPL.
    • a copy of their latest ju-jitsu grading certificate.
    • a copy of their First Aid certificate (from a recognised provider)
    • a signed Priv/F2 form (Request by third party for a copy of an individual’s criminal convictions) form.
    • proof of payment of the required NZJJF fee.

For the C3 course the applicant should be over 18 years of age and have been practicing ju-jitsu for a minimum of six years, and coaching as a C2 level coach for two years.  Ideally, they will hold at least a black belt or equivalent grade;

  • Application is made by downloading the appropriate Application Form and submitting the completed form to registrar@nzjjf.org.nz, along with;
    • a copy of their C2 certificate or their equivalent coaching qualification, if applying for ROPL.
    • a copy of their latest ju-jitsu grading certificate.
    • a copy of their First Aid certificate (from a recognised provider)
    • a signed Priv/F2 form (Request by third party for a copy of an individual’s criminal convictions) form.
    • proof of payment of the required NZJJF fee.

The NZJJF Registrar will check the application details and sends the criminal records check to Ministry of Justice. He will confirm/decline enrollment with the Applicant or advise if any further evidence is required. The Registrar then advises the Coaching Programme Administrator of the Applicants enrollment.

Course Material

The Coaching Programme Administrator then sends out the course information (material and questionnaire) to Applicant via e-mail.
  • C1 Course assessment is questionnaire based.
    • The Applicant completes material and returns questionnaire to Coaching Programme Administrator.
    • Coaching Programme Administrator marks the questionnaire and liaises with Applicant over result / re-sit.
    • Coaching Programme Administrator informs Registrar of Applicant’s pass.
  • C2 & C3 Course Assessment is questionnaire and coaching assessment.
    • The Applicant completes material and returns questionnaire to Coaching Programme Administrator.
    • Coaching Programme Administrator marks the questionnaire and liaises with Applicant over result / re-sit.
    • Coaching Programme Administrator confirms a C2/C3 Assessor for coaching assessment (C2/C3)
    • Coaching Programme Administrator liaises with Applicant to set a date and time for Assessor to assess the Applicant.
    • Assessor returns assessment to Coaching Programme Administrator.
    • Coaching Programme Administrator liaises with Applicant over assessment result / re-do.
    • Coaching Programme Administrator informs Registrar of Applicant’s pass

Notification

Registrar recommends to Committee that Applicant be approved/declined as a C1/C2/C3 Coach. The applicant is notified of the final outcome of their qualification. The Approved Applicant is then entered into the Public Register by the Registrar, is entered into the on-line Public Register by the Webmaster and is congratulated in the next NZJJF newsletter by the Editor.

Authorised instructors are sent the relevant certificate, and Club and Advanced Instructors also receive the embroidered NZJJF Instructor badge.

Note: the Registrar must receive criminal records check from Ministry of Justice and evidence of first aid qualification before recommendation to the NZJJF committee for C2/C3 qualification.

Further information

For further information contact registrar@nzjjf.org.nz
Forms

Thanks to the BJJA(GB) for giving us access to their coaching course materials.