Documentary on Keiko Fukuda, Judo’s Only Female 10th Degree (via What can I do with a B.A. in Japanese Studies?)
A beautiful example for all women involved in the often sexist world of Japanese traditional arts.
“The belt ranks for women were very old fashioned and sexist. There was nothing above 5th degree for women.” -Keiko Fukuda A trailer for Yuriko Gamo Romer’s documentary Be Strong, Be Gentle, Be Beautiful: The Story of Keiko Fukuda, Grand Mistress of Judo, which will be released in 2012 by Flying Carp Productions. The last surviving student of Kanō Jigorō, the founder of judo … Read More