24 November 2011

Registration open for EJU Masters Degree in Coaching

Registration open for EJU Masters Degree in Coaching

The second phase of the EJU Masters in Teaching and Coaching Judo (ISO QA 9100) being delivered at the University of Tor Vergata , Rome Italy, under the patronage of the Region of Lazio, has started.

This Masters is being delivered also with the collaboration of the Italian Judo Federation FIJLKAM and is structured in 3 areas of Judo competence:

Teaching Children and Sport for All and coaching High Performance, with a value of 100 CFU (University Credits)
It is equivalent to 100 credits (ECTS), equal to 2500 hours didactic activity so distributed:
> Learning mode for approximately 90% (2300 hours/92 CFU)
> Practice and training for about 10% (200 hours/8 CFU) at the Olympic Centre FIJLKAM premises in Ostia Castelfusano and/or the gym in Judo at the University of “Tor Vergata”.

The duration of this Masters is 18 months. The theory is delivered on line and there are 3 residential of 15 days at the newly refurbished Italian Judo Federation Olympic Centre in Ostia. The Masters includes around 100 assignments, 3 exams and a final thesis.
The 16 Judoka who joined this first course, are progressing well and during their first part they have covered:
> Classical Judo
> Basic Biomechanics of Judo with practical illustrated research
> Experimental scientific research and practical (technical athletes’ metabolism and biomechanics of throwing energy expenditure)

The Students worked in groups and their works on the scientific researches performed will be exhibited through posters at the Poster Exhibition during the next European Championships in Chelyabinsk Russia. All 16 students stated that they are very happy with this Masters and pleased with the hospitality of the Italian Judo Federation.

The second phase of the Masters already started and will cover 29 study areas varying from Nutrition and pedagogy, biomechanical evolution of throwing techniques, grip fighting in competition, biomechanics and teaching children and adults, doping, etc.

The next practical session in Rome will be between next 8 and 22 January, there are four areas which will be covered, high performance coaching, adults, children and biomechanics of all three sectors, with research about the evaluation of elastic response factor of the tatami and comparative energy consumption of throws using most modern scientific equipment.

Applications for the second intake to this Masters have opened, please refer to the enclosed brochure.

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