Code of Conduct for Players
The essence of good ethical conduct and practice is summarised below. All players must:
- Take responsibility in ensuring you are up to date with the rules, understand and adhere to them.
- Respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants regardless of age, gender, ability, race, cultural background, religious beliefs or sexual identity.
- Recognise the valuable contribution made by coaches and officials who are usually volunteers.
- Respect officials and publicly accept their decisions.
- Be a positive role model and treat other players, officials and coaches as you would expect others to treat you (follow the Judo Code).
- Use correct and proper language at all times.
- Not smoke, consume alcohol or drugs whilst representing the club.
- Keep to agreed timings for training and competitions or inform your coaches if you are going to be late.
- Wear suitable judogi and club kit for training and events, as agreed with your coaches.
- Pay any fees for training or events promptly and ensure that your BJA membership is valid.
- Encourage everyone to enjoy sport and understand that people have different motivations for taking part; bullying of any sort will not be tolerated.
- Inform your coach of any other coaching that you are seeking or receiving and any of events that you are planning to attend.
Revised: 31st January 2018