Sensei Peter Kolar:

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is a Black belt in Kodokan Judo, and a Coral belt under the Czech Judo/Jiu-jitsu Association. Sensei Peter Kolar started judo at 9 years of age and now has over 50 years of martial arts experience. He became the junior champion of the Czech Republic for the first time at the age of 16, and went on to win an array of medals at numerous Judo tournaments both in and out-side of Eastern Europe. As a coach, he trained the first division men’s team in the Czech Republic. He also taught students at the junior level, and for a few years he coached a very strong and successful women’s Judo team. After immigrating to Canada he won the BC Winter Games twice and ended his second competitive career by winning two tournaments in Seattle at the age of 40 in the senior men’s division. In the last 10 years he has been specializing in teaching MMA judo (judo techniques for NoGi grappling). Helping both competitors and recreational martial artists develop the kind of powerful take downs and dynamic ground fighting that has kept Ronda Rousey at the top of Women’s MMA. He also continues to teach classical Judo.

In 2014, sensei Peter Kolar has returned to competitive Judo in Veteran category (Masters) and in 2016 has won a silver medal at Veteran World Championship in Fort Lauderdale, and in 2018 he became
the  International Judo Federation Veteran World Champion, winning the gold at World Championship in Cancun, Mexico.

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