Training and Studying at Tsukuba University, Part I

From time to time, I get requests to post this and that or link my site to someone else’s.  Recently, I received such a request from a professor at Tsukuba University in Japan.  Since I had visited Tsukuba right after the 2010 World Championships in Tokyo, I was already familiar with its Judo program and campus. It also helps that Kae Takei, a former player of mine, is currently training at the university.  Since it isn’t often that judoplayers get offers for academic assistance as well as training opportunities abroad, I was sure that our national organizations would be willing to distribute the information.  Much to my surprise, it turns out I was wrong.  Thus, I volunteered to spread the word.  Here is the initial letter of introduction I received.

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