Black History Month: Celebrating Great African American Judo Champions - Allen Coage
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Hello, Welcome to JUDO YA-YA, I AM your host FRED LOUIS, and I am also the Head Instructor at Zenbei Judo Team in Salt Lake City, Utah It's Black History Month: I am celebrating some of my African American Judo champions who I admired growing up as a kid. I would read the judo magazines back in the '70s and I would see guys like George Harris, Allen Coage, Robey Reed, Odell Terry, and others and I thought it was very cool to see black guy's doing judo too. They were my idols! I wanted to be l like them! The first show I am going to do is about Allen Coage. 1. Do you know who Allen Coage is? 2. Did you know that he was the second American to win a Bronze Medal at the 1976 Olympic Games, in Montreal, Canada? 3. Did you know he was the first African American to win a medal in Judo at the 1976 Olympic Games? 4. Did you know after Allen Coage retired from Judo Competition he started a successful career in professional wrestling? He was known as Bad News Brown" Does that ring a bell? It's a look into the United States Judo history and the contributions African Americans played in its development. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/judoyaya/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/judoyaya/support… continue reading