Among the most prominent judo practitioners is Sensei Scott Broadway. Besides his many achievements in the martial art, he is also a master of martial arts psychology. His advice and teachings have helped thousands of judo practitioners achieve higher levels of success in their martial arts careers.
Sensei Scott Broadway
Sensei Scott Broadway holds a 5th degree black belt in judo. This is a great accomplishment for a man who was born and raised in England. In fact, he is now a renowned figurehead in the martial arts community in the U.S. During his tenure, he has paved the way for many other black belts.
He was also responsible for the most expensive and most complicated equilateral triangle in the history of judo. He is also the proud founder of WorldBlackBelt, a non-profit organization devoted to promoting the martial arts of Japan.
He also holds the distinction of being the first person to receive the World Champion’s title for judo. In addition to his judo credentials, he has also been a martial arts instructor for over 20 years. He has been a member of the Advisory Board for Chop TV, a member of the International Congress of Oriental Medicine, and has also been awarded the Golden Halo award for his contributions to the martial arts community.
He has also received a gold medal from the International Judo Federation for his contributions to the sport. He is also one of the best-known figures in the history of judo. He has trained with many famous judo champions, including Seikichi Sasaki, Shizuoka Takaaki, and Shimabuku Yuuzo.
In addition to his judo credentials, Sid Campbell has earned a bevy of other accolades, including a position as Creative Director for TRAC Productions, a position on the Advisory Board for Chop TV, and a spot on the Martial Arts Network’s Advisory Board. He has also taught more than 15,000 students in the past 40 years, and has been responsible for awarding black belts to more than 800 martial artists.
Sensei Guy Heath
Sensei Guy Heath holds a 5th degree black belt in judo. He also has a 5th degree black belt in Filipino Combat Judo. His primary focus is traditional weapons. His other interests are in Modern Sikaran and Arnis de Mano. He is a co-author of FMA Education: Fundamental Core of Arnis de Mano.
Sensei Borgen was surprised by a group of Roughrider judo members. He was invited to teach a short clinic on Koshiki no Kata and Uchi Ashi Sasae. He also had a chance to instruct with Sensei Dane Ankeny of Lake Minnewaska Gentle Ways Judo. He taught Judo to President Theodore Roosevelt. He also wrestled and dragged an oxygen cord. He also attended the Prometheus Primer.
Sensei Zerr drove down from Bismarck. He also did an examination on Erich Bartz. Sensei Ficek and Lambert also went to the Black Hills for a clinic. Sensei Nysether was also present and made a surprise appearance.
Sensei Ben Christiansen was promoted to Shodan. He also attended a clinic in conjunction with the celebration of Erich’s Shodan. It was a great day of training. The adult students had cleaned up the competition.
Ben and Ryan also attended a seminar with Marti Malloy. They also participated in a Teddy Bear Tournament. They helped every class. Sensei Ben missed one lesson. They will continue testing towards Shodan. They also donated a large screen tv for the main scoreboard.
The Roughrider Judo Club also sent Erich, Ryan, and Chon. They helped with the Introduction to Judo for Juniors class. They had 59 kids sign up. There were also guests from Bismarck Gentle Ways Dojo.
Sensei Ficek also refereed matches at the Big Sky Games. He also updated everyone on the drastic changes in competition rules.
Sensei Tracy Chapman
Sensei Tracy Chapman holds a 5th degree black belt in judo and a 2nd degree black belt in jiu jitsu. She has studied martial arts for more than 38 years. She is the founder of Crossroads in Black History, an initiative that encourages the youth to become informed about African-American history. She also performs self-written acoustic songs on the Boston folk circuit.
She was awarded the title of Favorite New Artist Pop/Rock at the 26th Annual American Music Awards. She also won the prestigious award for Best Contemporary Folk Recording. In addition, she received the title of Best International New Comer at the BRIT Awards. She also was a featured guest on the NBC Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
She also toured the US and Europe. Her European tour included 28 shows and visited 9 countries. She also participated in the fifth Spring Gala of Jazz at Lincoln Center. She toured with Amadou & Mariam, Cherif Mbaw, and Ben Taylor.
She also performed a secret show at MakeOut in San Francisco. She has appeared on the Rosie O’Donnell Show and Good Morning America. She also performed an AIDS benefit concert in Oakland. She has also participated in the third AIDS/Life Cycle ride. She has raised 4.9 million dollars for HIV services.
She has also participated in several charity walks. She has worked with many people who have overcome difficult times. She was also among the stars who gathered to celebrate Oprah Winfrey’s tenth anniversary of the ‘O’ magazine.
She has also performed in front of President Bush, Vice President Biden, and a number of other political figures. She also performed at a private White House concert for Amnesty International.
Sensei Brad Chapman
Founder of Impact Jiu Jitsu, Michael Chapman, holds a 5th degree black belt in Judo. He studied in Oregon before returning to the Machado family in 1997. He learned from many Brazilian Black Belts. Now he lives in the heart of the Impact Jiu Jitsu Training Center with his wife and son. Impact Jiu Jitsu is home to 46 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belts, including Shaun Ryan, Rodney Buswell, Sebastien Hily and Pavel Rottas.
Kyu Ha Kim is a very large, happy man with a smile that can’t be missed. He has been teaching Judo for over fifty years. He is one of the most respected martial artists in the world. He is a member of the United States Judo Hall of Fame. He was one of the first inductees. He was also one of the first presidents of the Pennsylvania State Judo Association. He taught at the Pittsburgh School of Judo, the Pittsburgh Athletic Association and the Young Men’s and Women’s Hebrew Association.
He was a member of the National Judo Promotion Board from 1964 to 1978. He was elected US Team Coach at the first Kano Cup in 1977. He coached the US Judo Team at the 1980 Olympic Games. His son, Eugene Kim, is now a 7th degree black belt in Taekwondo.
Kyu Ha Kim was one of the first inductees into the United States Judo Hall of Fame. His school echoes with the sound of his laughter. He passed away on May 14, 2021. His students continue to learn from him, as he has for many years. Kyu Ha Kim was a martial artist of great accomplishment and is a role model to new generations of martial artists.