Judo Throw

MEET THE TEAM

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ADHAM RAMADAN

Hailing originally from Egypt, GPJ is so happy to include Adham as one of our professional competitors.  Adham holds a 3rd degree blackbelt.  With massive accomplishments already under his belt, we are excited to see how the next few years develop with Griffin Performance Judo.  We are confident our students will learn a ton from his competition Style Judo.

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CODY "THREE BEARS" COSTELLO

As a seasoned Sensei and Teacher of Judo, Cody brings a wealth of knowledge teaching the proper technique and important skills to all levels of Judo.  GPJ is happy to have Cody as a contributing sensei.  Cody holds a 2nd Degree blackbelt.  Cody also excels with our younger students.  He has an amazing teaching style that effectively reaches all ages.

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BILL FAIRCHILD

As a newer practitioner of Judo, Bill brings a wealth of outside knowledge to GPJ to assist in the future growth of the club and the sport of Judo.  Bill holds a 1st degree blackbelt.  Bill's primary role is to support GPJ and USA JUDO, while training & assisting classes as well.  Bill also heads management services for athletes and the competitive team.

HYESUN LEE

Hyesun Lee is a dedicated athlete, judo competitor, and instructor. She started her judo journey when she was 9 years old. Hyesun Received a 4th degree black belt when she was 23 years old. She got into the Korean Junior National Judo Team at the age 16, then got into Korean Women National Olympic Team at the age of 18. She was also a member of the 2012 London Olympics National Team. She studied Physical Education for bachelor's and Physical Education & Sports Psychology for her master's. She moved to the States, hoping to share her passion and knowledge for judo with the athletes and students in the states. 

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EXPERIENCE

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20 YEARS OF JUDO  EXPERIENCE

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4 TIMES ARAB CHAMPION

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SEVEN 1st PLACE FINISHES IN USA STATE & NATIONAL TOURNEMENTS

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5+ YRS OF COACHING AND TEACHING

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All AFRICAN CHAMPION

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3 Top 10 FINISHES IN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS