• Interview with Ajax Tadehara Part 1
    by Dave Roman on September 1, 2020 at 2:45 pm

    Ajax Tadehara of Team USA joins the show to talk about his career, how an athlete rises through the ranks, and his experiences on the World Judo Tour. Ajax also talks about his upbringing in Judo and some of the challenges he faced while pursuing his Olympic dream as a member of Team USA. Judo Dave […]

  • Judo Chop Suey Podcast Ep. 79 - The American Judo...
    by Dave Roman on July 22, 2020 at 3:27 pm

    The American Judo Alliance recently published their American Judo Development Model and Judo Dave breaks down some of the key areas of this new plan. Plus, more discussion on COVID-19 and training Judo. Judo training for the rest of 2020. [01:57] Thoughts on the American Judo Development Model. […]

  • Judo Chop Suey Podcast Ep. 78 - Kodokan YouTube...
    by Dave Roman on June 20, 2020 at 4:39 pm

    The President of the International Judo Federation releases a statement on the World Tour and COVID-19. The Kodokan and the IJF have started a YouTube channel where they are releasing Judo videos one at a time and they will cover the entire Judo syllabus. Plus, In Memoriam: Ilona Lucassen. […]

  • Judo Chop Suey Podcast Ep. 77 - Interview with...
    by Dave Roman on May 26, 2020 at 5:08 pm

    Taybren Lee is back for the final part of our conversation where we discuss COVID-19 and we continue our discussion on Judo in Los Angeles. Plus, some thoughts on Travis Stevens' Live Q&A sessions. Thoughts on Travis Stevens, COVID-19 Round Table, and Jimmy Pedro discussions on YouTube. […]

  • Judo Chop Suey Podcast Ep. 76 - Interview with...
    by Dave Roman on May 5, 2020 at 12:28 pm

    Taybren Lee is back for part two of our conversation. In part two we discuss the idea of recruiting better athletes to represent Team USA, getting more coaches into Judo, leg grabs, and marketing to adults. Judo Dave also discusses concerns on going back to the club in a world where we are still […]

  • Judo Chop Suey Podcast Ep. 75 - Grip Like A World...
    by Dave Roman on April 19, 2020 at 2:24 pm

    Grip Like A World Champion 2.0 (GLAWC) is an instructional video put out by Judo Fanatics which details gripping strategy in competitive Judo. Judo Dave does a review of GLAWC and gives his overall opinion on the video. Tabren Lee, a police officer for the Los Angeles Police Department, joins the […]

  • Judo Chop Suey Podcast Ep. 74 - COVID-19 and...
    by Dave Roman on March 17, 2020 at 11:44 am

    The coronavirus and how it is impacting Judo with regards to International Judo Federation, competition, and the small business owners who are running clubs. Timo Cavelius, a member of the German National Team, gives an interview about being an openly gay athlete. Plus, some thoughts on a new […]

  • Judo Chop Suey Podcast Ep. 73 - Paris and...
    by Dave Roman on March 3, 2020 at 7:58 pm

    The Judo Chop Suey Podcast has a new partnership with Age of Radio and Judo Dave is very excited about this new partnership! Paris Grand Slam and Dusseldorf Grand Slam results, including thoughts on Teddy Riner. Judo Dave will be traveling to the Big Apple again (coronavirus be damned) to be a […]

  • Judo Chop Suey Podcast Ep. 72 - Tel Aviv Grand...
    by Dave Roman on February 4, 2020 at 11:41 am

    The Tel Aviv Grand Prix kicks off the new year for the IJF World Tour. Judo Dave discusses his thoughts on the tournament as well as his thoughts on the New Year's Message put out by the Kodokan. Plus, letters from Donn Draeger written to Robert W. Smith which cover his changing opinions on Judo […]

  • Judo Chop Suey Podcast Ep. 71 - Femininity in Judo
    by Dave Roman on January 1, 2020 at 4:14 pm

    Judo Dave rings in the New Year with a new episode where femininity in Judo is discussed. The idea for this topic came from an interesting blog post written on The Gentle Tempest blog. The article can be read […]