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Highest Ranking Judo Woman 10th Dan Sensei Fukuda Keiko

If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Highest Ranking Judo Woman 10th Dan Sensei Keiko Fukuda Congratulation to Fukuda sensei! The news came out in early August, 2011. At 98 years old, Sensei Keiko Fukuda has been promoted to the highest degree in Judo. She is the only woman in the world ever to achieve this, and there are only three others alive in the world today with a 10th degree black belt. With Sensei Fukuda, there are now four. She was also the first woman to receive the 5th through 9th degrees. Until 1972, the 5th degree was the highest allowed for women. Sensei Fukuda devoted herself to judo for 77 years. She is such an inspirational figure for so many people, not … Read entire article »

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Lighthouse Magazine “We Love” San Diego Woman

Lighthouse Magazine “We Love” San Diego Woman

Lighthouse Magazine “We Love” San Diego Woman … Read entire article »

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Inspirational Man Kodokan Judo

Inspirational Man Kodokan Judo

Inspirational Man Kodokan Judo Judo the Gentle Way:  Prof. Jigoro Kano Have you ever wondered how martial arts came to creation? There are many styles of martial arts in this world. Some are very old and some are relatively new. Some are very complicated and some are very simple. Weakling created some, and people who had more strength than animals created some others. Judo was created by a frail man who wanted to better himself. Jigoro Kano studied … Read entire article »

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Most Inspirational and Powerful Women

Most Inspirational and Powerful Women

Most Inspirational and Powerful Women Judo the Gentle Way 4: Women’s contribution to Judo Miss Keiko Fukuda lives in San Francisco, on theWest Coast. She is passionate about and dedicated to keeping traditional Judo Kata (form). Fukuda sensei is the highest ranked in the world. Fukuda sensei’s grandfather has taught Jujitsu to Kano Jigoro. Her grandfather had a huge influence on Professor Kano Jigoro’s developing of Kodokan Judo the Gentle way in 1882. Mrs. Rusty Kanokogi lived in … Read entire article »

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Mother of Judo In USA / Rusty Kanokogi

Mother of Judo In USA / Rusty Kanokogi

Mother of Judo In USA / Rusty Kanokogi Judo the Gentle Way 3: Tribute to “Mother of Judo” There is another woman in Women’s Judo I would like to honor. Rusty Kanokogi resided on the East Coast in New York. Rusty promoted Judo as a sport. She was a pioneer and was passionately dedicated to women’s Judo. Rusty Kanokogi was the first American woman to receive 7th degree Black belt. People called her “Mother of Judo” because of her … Read entire article »

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