Notes from the 2009 U.S. Open, Part 1

I just got back from San Jose, California where the 2009 U.S. Open was held. I had the opportunity to talk to friends, coaches, and athletes, many of whom I had not seen in years. Here are some of the thoughts I came away with.

I don’t have enough fingers and toes to count the number of times I heard that “Judo is dying.” Continue reading