Introducing new co-host Chris and a review of 2017. Oh and a happy new year!
Appreciation Society rejoice, its finally here- interview with the one and only Tom Reed. With multiple grand prix medals and Silver at Glasgow Commonwealth Games Tom competed at the highest level and talks starting out, missing out and self funding an olympic cycle.Read More
Interview with Because of Judo creator Richard Goulding. If you haven't got a copy of this incredible book, you really should! Check out the preview video of the book at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Blj6J4GUMhU , or the website http://www.judo-book.com/ . The book is a work of art that captures the passion, pain strife and joy, and was something that i was lucky enough to be a part of.Read More
Post worlds mini episode! It turns out i like athletes with a high workrate!
Pre-worlds interview with Double Olympian and European medallist Ashley McKenzie, who talks about reality TV, being a dad and his Olympic goals.
Interview and chat with Belgium and Israel's former U23 European champion and now dietician Amelie Rosseneu. Amelie talks the highs and lows of her career and her book, Making Weight and Everything Else, that she is trying to get published through a successful Kickstarter campaign.
Go check out her campaign at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2009919706/making-weight-and-everything-else-nutrition-book-f
Interview with Australia's London Olympian Ivo Dos Santos. Loved the chat with Ivo, he's a really funny guy! He talks about his goals, Olympic experience, injury before Glasgow, and planning Olympic qualification for Oceania athletes, as well as all the usual stuff like including best bit of advice, and his favourite fights.Read More
Interview with Sally Conway, olympic bronze medallist, double olympian and member of both team GB and team Scotland!
Featuring British Champion and former house champion, its my former flatmate- Patrick Dawson.
Pat chats about coming through the Edinburgh club, his commonwealth disappointment, and coping with injury and missing out on Olympic qualification.
Finally, we hear all about the house championship and who has the title at time of recording.
There can only be one,Read More
Interview with Australian Olympian Matt D'Aquino. Matt might be best known for Beyond Grappling, the massive online resource he has created to support people in their Judo development. Matt talks about some of the great projects he is involved with, including judogirescue, the university of judo and his role with Oceana Judo.Read More
Episode 2 features 3 time Paralympian Sam Ingram chatting to Original Judo Podcast. Sam recounts his paralympic experiences, from his Bronze and Silver medals in Beijing and London, to the pressure of Rio.
He discusses being removed from the world class performance programme, and how he is approaching the Tokyo Paralympic cycle. Also Sam talks about his favourite fight, which i hope to get up on the featured fights page.Read More
Episode 1 of The Original Judo Podcast.
Our first ever episode features Colin Oates, 2-time Olympian and Commonwealth Champion discussing his Olympic experiences, centralisation and the recent rule changes.