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USJA Coaching Clinic Level 1

This course is designed to fulfill the Coaching Clinic Level 1 requirement for USJA's Coach Certification. This will introduce you to the fundamentals of Judo teaching with a non-competitive focus. 

USJA Coaching Clinic Level 1

  • Sensei Leandro Lorenco was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and has been teaching Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu since 2006. He holds a 3rd degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and a Nidan in Judo.  In Judo he is a 3x Winter National Champion (2014, 2017 & 2019).

    In 2019 he released his first book, "Martial Arts Instructorship: the student-to-teacher transition" available on As a researcher, he has published several scientific studies available on his ResearchGate profile.


    • Ph.D. in Psychology (candidate 2024)
    • Master's in Business Administration (2021)
    • Master's in Human Movement Sciences (2011)
    • Graduate Certificate in Exercise Physiology (2011)
    • Bachelor's in Physical Education (2008)
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