The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships between emotional leadership and exercise satisfaction sports. Judo players participated for this research objective and analytic tools were t-test, one-way ANOVA, correlation analysis and multiple regression analysis. first male athletes perceived higher than female athletes in terms of emotional leadership and exercise satisfaction. Second, emotional leadership which indicated affiliation was which indicated affiliation was significantly related to self-awareness, self-regulation and relationship management except social skill. Third, exercise satisfaction which indicated affiliation was significantly related to athletes` satisfaction, social approval except environmental satisfaction. Fourth, there was low or mid correlation between emotional leadership and exercise satisfaction. Finally, sub-factors of self-awareness and relationship management were the best predictors of environmental satisfaction and social approval in exercise satisfaction.