By Hayward Nishioka
Inflection Points In American Judo
An inflection point is an event that changes the direction and complexity of a thought of, or in our case, an organization. Here are a few dates that should call up some memories for those who have been in judo for a long time and for those who haven't it will give you a better understanding how and why judo in America is the way it is: 1952, 1969, 1980, 2006. Be aware that these are the observations of only one judoka who has lived pretty much through these judo years and may be tainted with unwarranted biases. To those who may feel wrongly offended by any of my statements, feel free to correct me by your answers to this article.
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