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Posted 12 February 2013 - 09:18 PM


Judo Loses an Indomitable Pioneer
The Rafu Shimpo
Soko Joshi Judo Club, a women's dojo founded by Fukuda in San Francisco, said in a statement, “RIP, our beautiful Sensei Keiko Fukuda, 10th dan, last surviving student of Kano Sensei, granddaughter of Hachinosuke Fukuda, Kano Sensei's first jujitsu ...



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Posted 25 February 2013 - 03:25 AM

Fukuda sensei is and will be missed by all those who knew her.

May her dreams during her last night have included a perfect Ju No Kata.
If I am doing "win," sloppy and sissy is fine; if I am doing Judo, beautiful is my rule and goal. Judo is far more important and rewarding than "win."

"What you are as a person is far more important than what you are as a basketball [Judo] player." --John Wooden 1910-2010

"You should first try to negotiate nicely but you can be strong after there's resistance, and know, just like in judo, when to catch them." --Rusty Kanokogi, 2008, on negotiating.
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