#236 – Jimmy Pedro: Judo and the Forging of Champions

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Here’s the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.
(00:00) – Introduction
(07:56) – The most beautiful throw
(32:25) – Russian approach to randori
(45:57) – Judo gripping
(57:25) – IOC
(1:07:50) – Toughest match
(1:12:57) – Jimmy Pedro Sr
(1:32:12) – Travis Stevens
(1:51:42) – Kayla Harrison
(2:10:00) – Putin and judo
(2:14:12) – Getting started in judo
(2:18:58) – BJJ
(2:22:24) – Advice for young people