Fred began Judo in 1968 while attending university. While he had not excelled in any sport, judo became a major part of his life as he progressed through the various junior ranks until he achieved the coveted level of Black Belt in just two and half years.
While receiving instruction from top Canadian and Japanese instructors, he competed provincially and nationally for 15 years during which time he won over 40 titles including 10 provincial championships and 3 Eastern Canadian championships. He placed as high as second in National Competition.
He has been an instructor of judo for almost his entire judo career, helping other clubs and running his own club.
Fred’s judo success has been helpful in his successful business career. As a management consultant he helps companies and individuals by providing training in many areas of business across North America and other parts of the world.
He has entertained audiences of 1500 or more using his judo demonstrations to teach valuable life lessons to high school students and company employees.
Fred is a certified instructor and Fifth degree Black Belt (Go-dan) operating under Judo Ontario and Judo Canada
Kyle Fegan - 1st Degree Blackbelt
Dave Claxton - 1st Degree Blackbelt
Chang Ahn - 1st Degree Blackbelt
Brian McNulty - 1st Degree
John Ferris - Brown Belt