UNITED STATES JU-JITSU FEDERATION (USJJF) ®
The United States Ju-Jitsu Federation (USJJF) along with its Partnered National Organizations of USA-TKJ, USMAF & USAKF has the policy of requiring of background checks prior to issuing Black Belt Certification and Leadership Positions such as Instructor / Examiner Certification, Coaching Certification, etc. Verifying Backgrounds of USJJF
Life Members & Leaders..!!
Training & Reporting
All adults who interact with youth athletes can complete abuse awareness training and are required to report suspicions of abuse to the appropriate law enforcement agencies within 24 hours.
The USJJF prohibits sexual harassment of members, participants in Activities, or volunteers. Sexual harassment (as defined below) is prohibited, whether it be in the form of physical, verbal, digital or written harassment, and regardless of whether committed by trustees, officers, directors, members, participants in activities, or volunteers.
Be Alert - Stay Safe
Depending on the state where the activity took place, there may be a requirement that any youth who are suspected of sustaining a concussion MUST be removed from practice or play. Any youth so removed cannot return to practice or play on the same day they were removed on suspicion of having sustained a concussion. and can only return if cleared in writing by a physician (MD or DO) or other healthcare provider provided that the youth did not sustain a concussion.
This policy includes the measures we are actively taking to mitigate the spread of coronavirus such as COVID-19 or other communicable disease.
This coronavirus/communicable disease policy applies to anyone participating in any or all our events or activities.
Right To Participate
Ju-Jitsu / Jiu-Jitsu / Jujutsu is inclusive and open to everyone. All athletes have the right to participate, regardless of their age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, or other similar characteristics. Athletes have the right to participate at a level commensurate with their maturity and ability and will be given an equal opportunity to strive for success. All athletes will be able to compete free from bias or favoritism with the rules objectively applied to all.