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Anthony Kwon

Open Mat Coach

3rd Degree Black Belt

Anthony Kwon started judo in 1998 at Hodokan Judo Club in Honolulu under Sensei George Tsubota as a 5-year-old boy. He was a junior national champion before becoming San Jose State University’s Judo Team captain from 2011 to 2015.

His various accomplishments include winning the 2009 Jr. Pan American Games in Venezuela as well as the 2012 & 2013 National Collegiate Judo Championships. He was ranked number one in the Male 66kg Senior’s division during his career. Anthony developed a successful Adapted Judo program while he was in San Jose, providing special needs children with a safe environment to engage in physical activity.

Currently, Anthony is a medical intern at the University of Hawaii. When he is not busy practicing medicine or coaching judo, Anthony enjoys surfing, eating, playing spike ball and spending time with his wife.

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