May 20, 2019
Sensei Jimmy Pedro is a martial arts practitioner and US Olympic Judo Coach. He was a two-time Olympic Bronze medalist on the 1999 and 2004 Summer Games.
The day I made was at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. A lot of my family and friends were in attendance and making that team was a dream come true, for me and my dad...
Born into Judo, his father is a Judo instructor and his family is into it as well. Sensei Jimmy Pedro is one of the most decorated judo players in American history. Sensei Pedro is world renowned for his judo expertise, coaching ability, and training methods. During the 1999 and 2004 Olympic Summer Games, Sensei Pedro won bronze medals for his Judo competitions. He is now coach of the US Judo Team that he helped bring home gold and silver medals. Sensei Jimmy Pedro's stories about his journey to the martial arts are inspiring so make sure to listen to learn more!
On this episode, we mentioned two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Kayla Harrison.