American Judo Organizations Sign Historic Alliance Agreement
History was made recently when the first American -udo Alliance Agreement was signed by representatives of the United States -udo Association, the United States -udo Federation and United States -udo Inc. The agreement paves the way for the three organizations to work together to grow the sport of judo in the United States.
fn addition to updating agreements that were put in place over the yearsI the American gudo Alliance Agreement focuses on the following initiativesW
• Revising the reciprocal participation agreement so that members of the US-A, US-F and USA -udo can continue to take part in each other’s local and regional events.
• Adding safeguards and requirements for insurance coverage to protect members and participantsK
• Providing reciprocal recognition of coach certificationsI assuming that insuranceI background screenings and SafeSport training have been completed. This will mean that without regard to any particular membership affiliation, coaches will be permitted to operate at events sanctioned by any of the three organizationsK