I'll start with the three clubs I train at.
In club number 1 the head coach is a 1st dan
Club 2 - 6th dan, 4th dan and lots of 3rd dans
Club 3 - 4th dan
tafftaz wrote:Me ,sandan.
However I have seen plenty of coaches at 4th,5th dan and above who are clueless.
One of the finest coaches I practised with was a shodan for many years.
Rank does not always make you a good judoka...player or coach.
Raj Venugopal wrote:7, 4, 4, 4, 4, 2, 2, 2.
not including non-coaching nidans/shodans.
noboru wrote:Stevens wrote:9,7,7,6,6,5,5,etc.
very nice - dream dojo
In our dojo: was 5, 3, 3, 2... The highest dan stopped practice judo as 45 years old (was onetime medailist from Olympic Games and twotime medailist from World Championship) and became an evangelist (Protestant Church).
Today only 3, 3, 2... all are/was very good sport judokas - no traditional view of judo
luizpavani wrote: ....the head coaches are a Nana-dan....
We could have a poll - but if the majority vote for "Judo roly poly" its going to ignite fascist dictatorlike tendencies lurking within me.