Mike Callan

Reader in Sport Coaching and Management

Sport Development and Management

University of Chichester

Coaching, Sport Development, Sport Management, Coach Education, Judo, Talent Development

A Reader in Sport Coaching and Management, Dr Callan is an internationally respected academic in the field of judo. He is the President of the International Association of Judo Researchers, and a Scientific and Didactic Expert for the European Judo Union. Author of over 30 books and articles, he has lectured in over 20 countries. He founded the Richard Bowen Archive at the University of Bath, which was nominated for the UNESCO Memory of the World Programme. A world leader in international judo coach education, he has supported the professional development of around 200 coaches working with national level athletes from over 20 nations. As a coach practitioner, athletes he has worked with have medalled at Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth level. Founder of the consultancy firm more...

PhD “Elite Sport and Education Support Systems” Department of Sport & Exercise Science, University of Bath. Diploma in Management (NVQ level 5) (Distinction) Management Unit, University of Reading. City & Guilds Teachers Certificate Department of Business Studies, Newbury College. Certificate of Physical Recreation for the Community Centre for Leisure & Tourism Studies, University of North London. BSc (Hons) Ergonomics Department of Human Sciences, Loughborough University.

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  1. Callan, Mike (2008) Elite sport and education support systems: a case study of the Team Bath Judo Programme at the University of Bath. Doctoral thesis, University of Bath.
  2. Challis, Darren, Scruton, Adrian, Cole, Michael, Callan, Mike and Pierantozzi, Emanuela (2015) A Time-Motion Analysis of Lightweight Women's Judo in the 2010 World Championships. International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching, 10 (2/3). pp. 479-486.
  3. Santos, Luis, Fernández-Río, Javier, Ruiz, María Luisa, Del Valle, Miguel, Callan, Mike, Challis, Darren and Sterkowicz, Stanislaw (2014) Three-dimensional assessment of the judo throwing techniques frequently used in competition. Archives of Budo, 10 (1). p. 8.
  4. Malliaropoulos, N., Callan, Mike and Pluim, B. (2013) Judo, the gentle way. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 47 (18). p. 1137. ISSN 0306-3674
  5. Malliaropoulos, N. G., Callan, Mike and Johnson, J. (2014) Comprehensive training programme for judo players nine plus 9+: possible lower limb primary injury prevention. Muscles Ligaments and Tendons Journal, 4 (2). pp. 262-8.
  6. Matsumoto, D., Olide, A., Schug, J., Willingham, B. and Callan, Mike (2009) Cross-Cultural Judgments of Spontaneous Facial Expressions of Emotion. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 33 (4). pp. 213-238.
  7. Santos, Luis, Fernández-Río, Javier, Almansba, Ramdane, Sterkowicz, Stanislaw and Callan, Mike (2015) Perceptions of Top-Level Judo Coaches on Training and Performance. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 10 (1). pp. 145-158. ISSN 1747-9541
  8. Bradić, Slaviša and Callan, Mike (2016) KATAME NO KATA - OSAE-KOMI WAZA: Methodical Value in Practicing Motoric Movements of Ne-waza. In: Applicable research in Judo; Proceedings Book. Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, pp. 7-11. ISBN 978-953-317-044-2
  9. Callan, Mike and Spenn, Amanda (2016) SARAH MAYER and the KŌDŌKAN: Early European Women’s Judo in Japan. In: Applicable research in Judo; Proceedings Book. Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, pp. 12-15. ISBN 978-953-317-044-2
  10. Mori, Katsumi, Rhind, Daniel, Gervis, Misis, Callan, Mike, Nakamoto, Hiroki, Elmes, David, Hamada, Koji, Sakanaka, Misato, Nakamura, Isamo and Yamada, Rie (2015) The present state of abuse or corporal punishment involving children and sports authority figures and the necessity for a child protection system in sports in Japan. The Annals of Fitness and Sports Science, 50 (3). pp. 17-24.