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    Jimmy Pedro Interview on Take It Uneasy Podcast

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    UltraMarathonMan


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    Post by UltraMarathonMan Wed Dec 24, 2014 5:20 am

    I got a chance to sit down for a conversation with Jimmy Pedro, one of the greatest American judo competitors and coaches of all time. He's a world champ, 3x world medalist, Olympic medalist, and he's coached Kayla Harrison, Travis Stevens, Nick Delpopolo, Taraje Williams, Rick Hawn, Rhadi Ferguson, and many others. You can listen to the podcast or watch the full video interview here: http://takeituneasy.com/42

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    annmaria


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    Post by annmaria Mon Dec 29, 2014 6:55 pm

    Interesting interview. I agreed with a lot of it - visualizing, cycling, the failure of judo to have popular appeal, the lack of a pipeline.

    Funny, though, that he said nothing really matched the thrill of competition. For me, many things have matched the excitement of competition. Raising children, founding businesses, teaching graduate school, developing computer games. Competing was great but the last 30 years have been great also.

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