SAQA All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.
SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Conduct judo coaching on provincial level 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
264702  Conduct judo coaching on provincial level 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Sport, Recreation & Fitness 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Sport 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
Individuals accessing this unit standard will display an advanced level of technical and tactical application in the sport of Judo. In achieving this unit standard, the learner will display the competency required to provide coaching on provincial level in support of the coaching of the skills of Judo to a range of graded Judokas up to 2nd Dan graded athletes.

The qualifying learner will be able to coach the tactical and technical elements of Judo, both in terms of its competitive and grading components, showing in depth understanding of the principles of the sport and be able to demonstrate the skills and techniques required by participants at provincial level in the sport.

In addition, the competencies gained will enable coaching specialisation in terms of the coaching of Judo kata's for purposes of individual grading in the sport and individual coaching for purposes of competitive involvement in the sport.

On achievement of this unit standard the learner will understand and be able to:
  • Utilise a variety of coaching techniques to enhance tactical and technical skills for the sport of Judo.
  • Plan Judo coaching sessions.
  • Coach Judo to intermediate and advanced level participants in the sport.
  • Reflect on coaching performance. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 4.
  • The unit standard: "Conduct Judo Coaching on Club Level".

    It is further assumed that learners accessing this unit standard will be in possession of a 2nd Dan grading in Judo as to enable the inferring of competencies associated with experience in the sport of Judo. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • The leaner will be able to work independently and requires a 2nd Dan black belt grading in the sport in order to transfer the skills and competencies associated with grading ranging from yellow belt to 1st Dan graded participants.
  • Where applicable, range statements have been included under individual specific outcomes or assessment criteria. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Utilise a variety of coaching techniques to enhance tactical and technical skills for the sport of Judo. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Coaching objectives are identified as they apply to tactical and technical skills requirements of Judo. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Objectives could relate to competitive and/or grading preparation and conditioning.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Different coaching techniques are used to reinforce the tactical and technical skills of the sport. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Goal setting is used as a technique to support individual and team coaching and preparation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Mental conditioning techniques are used to support the coaching of tactical and technical skills in the sport of Judo. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Principles of biomechanics are used to support the physical conditioning of participants. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Feedback techniques are utilised to motivate individuals and the team. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Includes but is not limited to:
  • Verbal communication including voice projection and use of correct terminology of the sport, non-verbal communication as applicable to the sport.
     

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Plan Judo coaching sessions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The tactical and technical objectives of Judo are developed in relation to individual and team development objectives. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Tactical and technical objectives can relate both to the competitive and/or grading preparation of athletes.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    An annual coaching plan incorporating scheduled lesson plans and objectives is drafted. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Resources requirements are identified and planned for Judo coaching sessions. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    For resources planning includes but is not limited to:
  • Equipment, facilities, administration, analysis sheets. Coaching sessions could also include competition and/or grading coaching.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Principles of personal growth and development are included in the planning of a practice programme. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    A range of conditioning practice sessions for the meeting of tactical and technical coaching objectives are developed for intermediate to advanced level Judokas. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Different techniques, instructional methods for conditioning as is required for an annual plan including grading and/or competition preparation on provincial level.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Safety requirements are identified to ensure injury prevention during practice sessions. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Coach Judo to intermediate and advanced level participants in the sport. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The laws of the game are taught from a tactical and technical perspective. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Includes but is not limited to: scoring, ethics, etiquette, as it applies to competitions and/or grading as well as the training environment.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Safety requirements are listed in the coaching of Judo. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    For safety requirements includes but is not limited to:
  • Transfer of skills and techniques, the correction and application of techniques, conditioning during practice sessions including-grips, blocks, throws, falls.
  • Personal conduct of Judokas, fair play versus dangerous play, general occupational health and safety as it applies to the environment in which coaching takes place, individual and group safety, maintaining of individual and club discipline.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Coaching methods are utilised for individual and team conditioning. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    For conditioning includes but is not limited to: techniques aimed at the correction and/or affirmation of tactical and technical skills up to 2nd Dan, fitness, cardio respiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, suppleness.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Individual progress and performance of participants in coaching sessions are analysed and the correction and reinforcement of technical and tactical skills are identified and implemented. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    For individual progress and performance includes but is not limited to:
  • Grading, competition, personal objectives, preparation for high performance competition, motivation, leadership skills, club and team objectives and performance.
     

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Review coaching sessions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Own coaching performance is evaluated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Own application of the code of ethics for Judo coaches is evaluated. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    For professional conduct includes but is not limited to:
  • Coaching role, maintaining of healthy sport and competitive principles such as fair-play, positive motivation, balance between competition and enjoyment of the game, self-discipline, maintaining the laws of the game.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The use and application of a variety of coaching and conditioning techniques are used to meet individual and team objectives. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Coaching records are concluded to record coaching sessions and modifications to coaching plans. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Recording of coaching sessions conducted as well as adjustments to coaching and practice sessions in order to meet individual and/or team objectives and requirements.
     


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing an individual against this unit standard must meet the assessor requirements of the relevant ETQA. In particular, such assessors must demonstrate that they assess in terms of the scope and context defined in all the range statements.
  • Any institution offering learning towards this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
  • External moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The knowledge, skill and understanding which should be embedded in the process to enable the learner to become competent in all of the Specific Outcomes, based on the appropriate Assessment Criteria, for this unit standard, includes:
  • International practice of Judo as an international sport.
  • Sport terminology.
  • Rules/Laws of the game including the syllabus of Judo South Africa from yellow belt to second Dan.
  • Values and ethics of the sport of Judo.
  • Protocols of Judo as a sport.
  • Principles of fitness and conditioning.
  • Club administration and record keeping.
  • Provincial administration requirements.
  • Communication/leadership skills.
  • Safety and injury prevention.
  • Lesson planning.
  • Keeping of registers, a log-book and how to notate the evidence of coaching and self-reflection of coaching methods.
  • Handling of emergency incidents.
  • Grading requirements. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Problem solving:
  • The planning and conducting of coaching sessions at provincial level for a range of Judokas ranging from yellow belt to 1st Dan grading will require the addressing of situations associated with the progression of activities and skills of the individual both in terms of grading and competitive skills and techniques. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Team work:
  • Teamwork is supported in the working with others and in a team as it relates to the coaching of individuals at provincial level. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself:
  • Self organisation and management is supported in the planning, conducting and recording of coaching sessions as it applies to coaching at provincial level. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse and evaluate information:
  • The effective planning of individual progression associated with the tactical and technical honing of the skills of the sport will require the collection, analysis and interpretation of information that will be used to assist the provincial level coach to plan and adjust coaching interventions so as to support the personal development of Judokas. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Effective communication:
  • Effective communication is supported in the planning and conducting of coaching sessions in the use of written and verbal communication skills on club level. In addition written communication skills are supported via the administrative requirements associated with provincial level coaching. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use of Science and Technology:
  • Scientific principles such as biomechanics and nutrition are used for the coaching of tactical and technical skills of athletes operating on this level. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Seeing the world as a set of inter-related systems:
  • The practices associated with the sport internationally as well as the impact of the sport on an individual and group basis supports and understanding of the world as a set of interrelated systems. The consideration of personal objectives, coaching requirements as well as the individual performance of Judokas enhances the requirement to understand the world as a set of interrelated systems. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  64369   Further Education and Training Certificate: Sport Coaching: Juniors/Beginners  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  67695   National Certificate: Coaching Science  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    NONE 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.