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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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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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Inspirational and Passionate Human Being

Inspirational and Passionate Human Being

Inspirational and Passionate Human Being Judo the Gentle Way 2: Keiko Fukuda “Born for the Mat” is the title of Miss Fukuda’s autobiography and the book on Judo she has written for her first book. “Be strong, be gentle and be beautiful” is the Kodokan Women’s Judo motto, which Miss Fukuda has been practicing for 75 years. Miss Fukuda is a great example of Woman’s Judo leader while she is the highest-ranked, 9thth degree, red belt … Read entire article »

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Most Inspirational and Influential people

Most Inspirational and Influential people

Most Inspirational and Influential people Judo the Gentle Way 1: Keiko Fukuda Sensei Ms. Keiko Fukuda You know how they say: “ When we are ready to learn teacher will show up.” As I am reflecting on life in 2010, I thought about several people who have influenced my life in very powerful ways. Ms. Keiko Fukuda is one of them and she’s a martial artist. She is one of the most respected individuals I know who personally … Read entire article »

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