NZJJF COACHING COURSES

The NZJJF coaching course currently consists of FOUR levels of instructor, with additional specialist coaching courses, they are:

  • Assistant Instructor (C1),
  • Coaching for Inclusion, Coaching Tamariki and Coaching Rangitahi
  • Club Instructor (C2)
  • Advanced Instructor (C3),
  • Expert Instructor (C4).

The main purpose of our courses 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, ensuring QUALITY and SAFETY in practice. All NZJJF 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 is actively involved in learning Ju-Jitsu;

  • Application is made by downloading the appropriate Application Form and submitting the completed form to the coaching@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.

Enrollment Form: NZJJF C1 Enrollment Form

For the Specialist Coaching Courses – Coaching for Inclusion, Coaching Tamariki and Coaching Rangitahi, the candidate should be over 16 years of age and is actively involved in coaching Ju-Jitsu as an Assistant Coach or above;

  • Application is made by downloading the appropriate Application Form and submitting the completed form to the coaching@nzjjf.org.nz, along with
    • a copy of their C1 coaching certificate.
    • a copy of their latest ju-jitsu grading certificate.
    • a copy of their Child Protection Certificate (recommended in the C1 coaching course).
    • proof of payment of the required NZJJF fee.

Enrollment Form: NZJJF ITR Enrollment Form

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 in Ju-Jitsu or equivalent Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu grade;

  • Application is made by downloading the appropriate Application Form and submitting the completed form to coaching@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.

Enrollment Form: NZJJF C2 Enrollment Form

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 grade in Ju-Jitsu, or equivalent Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu grade;

  • Application is made by downloading the appropriate Application Form and submitting the completed form to coaching@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.

Enrollment Form: NZJJF C3 Enrollment Form

For the C4 course the applicant should be over 20 years of age and have been practicing ju-jitsu for a minimum of ten years, and coaching as a C3 level coach for three years.  Ideally, they will hold at least a 3rd degree black belt grade in Ju-Jitsu, or equivalent Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu grade;

  • Application is made by downloading the appropriate Application Form and submitting the completed form to coaching@nzjjf.org.nz, along with;
    • a copy of their C3 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.

Enrollment Form: NZJJF C4 Enrollment Form

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.

If you have done coaching courses with another Martial Arts training entity or with Sport New Zealand you can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (ROPL). To apply for Recognition of Prior Learning use this NZJJF ROPL Form

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 and C4 Course Assessment is questionnaire and a 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), or a Masterclass session to teach at for C4 Assessment.
    • 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/C4 or Specialist 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, Advanced and Expert 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/C4 qualification.

Further information

For further information contact: coaching@nzjjf.org.nz

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