Jiu Jitsu Seminar with Jimmy Pedro

We’re offering a free Jiu Jitsu and Judo Seminar at the Museum during Veterans Day weekend to celebrate the service of those in our armed forces with guest instructor Jimmy Pedro, a World Judo Champion and two-time Olympic Bronze Medalist.

Registration is required. We believe in having a welcoming and safe learning environment for all levels of experience; Beginners to advanced individuals are welcome.

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Jimmy Pedro stands as one of the most illustrious judo athletes in the annals of American sports history. His international acclaim is a testament to his consummate mastery of judo, his exceptional coaching acumen, and his innovative training methodologies.

As an internationally recognized coach, Jimmy Pedro’s pivotal role in the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games yielded remarkable successes. His guidance propelled Kayla Harrison to secure consecutive gold medals, while Travis Stevens achieved a silver medal in 2016.

In addition to his coaching endeavors, Jimmy Pedro currently presides over Pedro’s Judo Center in Wakefield, MA, and FUJI Martial Arts in Woburn, MA. He holds the esteemed position of President at FUJI Mats and serves as Vice President at Hatashita / FUJI Sports. Moreover, he conducts educational clinics and seminars of judo excellence across the nation.

Accomplishments include:
• World Judo Champion (1999)
• 2 Time Olympic Bronze Medalist (1996 & 2004)
• 2 Time US Olympic Judo Team Head Coach (2012 & 2016)
• 4 Time US Olympic Judoka (1992, 1996, 2000, 2004)
• 7th Degree Black Belt
• IJF Judo Hall of Fame

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November 12, 2023


9:00 am

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