United States Fight League
Pankration, Grappling and Mixed Martial Arts

Coach licensing

USFL Certified and licensed trainers teach, coach and mentor Pankration Athletes. 
Youth Athletes must have a licensed coach to participate in sanctioned events.





The following is required to become a Licensed Pankration Trainer: 
You cannot enter the dressing room or corner a youth athlete without an active coaches license.
An annual coaches license costs $20.

1. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR YOUR ANNUAL COACHES LICENSE
We are no longer using matscores as a licensing database. If last years license is over 1 year old, you must re-register for a new license. 
NOTE:  PLEASE REGISTER FOR LICENSE USING LINK ABOVE AS YOUR FIRST STEP:


2. CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND SCREENING: Do this first if event is within two weeks. 
This will cost $17 and is good for two years. (Clear browser history if having issues with site)
CLICK HERE TO INITIATE CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK
  • Certain past criminal convictions may request a waiver  
  • Convicted Sex offenders, Convictions of crimes against children and other egregious offenses cannot be waived. 

3. OBTAIN A FREE CDC COACHES CONCUSSION TRAINING CERTIFICATE:
CLICK HERE to access this Free Course from the CDC Website and email certificate to jon@fightleague.org 
 If using Injure Free there is no need to email certificate as the system does it for you. 



4. READ AND REVIEW THE COACHES HANDBOOK:
 
This manual details key rules and regulations for Pankration competitions; crucial health & safety guidelines for athletes; and a code of conduct to follow and install on students and parents. 
COACHES HANDBOOK   
 


5. COMPLETE ONLINE EXAM:
Questions are based off coaches handbook. Effective coaches should be able to score 80% or above. 
CLICK TO TAKE ONLINE TEST
Access code is "Coach" . You may retake this test as many times as necessary. 
(It strongly recommended to take each year to keep up with rules changes)


6. REVIEW ADDITIONAL COACHES EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS:
                                             
BOUT AGREEMENT FORMS
Coaches / Parents should receive a bout agreement from promoter to secure their dual meet 

FIGHTER ANNUAL PHYSICAL FORMS
Download physical form 
      
SUGGESTIONS, COMMENTS OR CHALLENGES 
Please Use this Form 

           

 













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