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ASEP can help you provide the very best in sport education to help make sports a safe, successful, and enjoyable experience for young people. If you’re looking to buy a specific course,

go straight to the course catalog. To learn more about the high quality Volunteer and Professional Education Programs, visit the Curriculum Overview.


Requirements to Become a Member


  • Active membership in the Organization
  • Active member in the “Official” program
  • Have an understanding of the USSSA Karate Program and International rules
  • Pass a written examination governing Karate rules / regulations
  • Maintain a current ASEP (American Sports Education Program) Certification


For online resources regarding ASEP Certification, please visit the below portal page on the ASEP site. The portal page is designed to provide information to coaches regarding the USSSA Karate Program coach certification, ASEP’s Coaching Principles course, and how coaches can sign up for the course.

USSSA Karate uses the American Sport Education Program’s Coaching Principles course as part of its requirements for becoming a Certified Coach.
The Certified Coach certification is required for all coaches who desire access to staging and competition floor, may exercise coaching privileges at National Championship competitions.


Requirements to become a Certified Coach


  • ASEP Coaching Principles course (classroom or online) passed at 75%
  • Dan Certificate at any Black Belt level
  • Successful completion of Certified Coach clinic.

USSSA Karate coaches can purchase and take Coaching Principles Online directly from the ASEP Web site. Don’t wait! …do it now! click on the icon in the table below.
To take the classroom version of Coaching Principles, contact USSSA Karate for a listing of upcoming coaching clinics, or visit ASEP’s.





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