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    Shine On Hollywood Magazine Features UNESCO Chair Catherine Carty For Her Mission Of Inclusion And Diversity Focusing On Disabilities Mentions Blind Judo Foundation

    Shine On Hollywood Magazine Features UNESCO Chair Catherine Carty For Her Mission Of Inclusion And Diversity Focusing On Disabilities Mentions Blind Judo FoundationJuly 11, 2017Shine On Hollywood Magazine shines the light on the UNESCO Chair Catherine Carty as one of the “Top International Industry Professionals” with her focus of transforming lives of people with disabilities, their families and communities through physical education, sport, recreation and fitness with mention of the Blind Judo Foundation and their work with the blind and visually impaired.

    Blind Judo Foundation Signs UNESCO Marseille Declaration with Commitment of Inclusion and Diversity Recognizing Opportunities for Engagement of People With Disabilities

    Blind Judo Foundation Signs UNESCO Marseille Declaration with Commitment of Inclusion and Diversity Recognizing Opportunities for Engagement of People With DisabilitiesJuly 05, 2017The Blind Judo Foundation has been recognized and is collaborating with UNESCO, an Agency of the UN and UFIT, (Universal Fitness Innovation and Transformation) bringing awareness of Diversity and Inclusion to people with disabilities with introductions and training in the sport of Judo with a commitment of transforming the lives of those with disabilities, their families and community through physical education, sport (Judo), recreation and fitness. Acting as a key societal conduit, the Foundation is fostering greater social inclusion and diversity of people with disabilities.

    The United Nations Educational Scientific And Cultural Organization Chair In Inclusion Through Sport Recognizes And Collaborates With The Blind Judo Foundation

    The United Nations Educational Scientific And Cultural Organization Chair In Inclusion Through Sport Recognizes And Collaborates With The Blind Judo FoundationApril 19, 2017UNESCO is the UN Agency with responsibility for sport with its Chair supporting inclusion in sport and UFIT (Universal Fitness Innovation & Transformation), a program of the Chair commitment to the inclusion of people with disabilities around the world with increasing opportunities for engagement through sports. The Blind Judo Foundation advocates, innovates and transforms lives with the intention of enabling full and effective participation with Judo one of the most popular sports in the world.

    Blind Judo Foundation Associate Competes in First Annual Grassroots Judo Special Needs Championships Hosted by Riverside Youth Judo Club

    Blind Judo Foundation Associate Competes in First Annual Grassroots Judo Special Needs Championships Hosted by Riverside Youth Judo ClubApril 10, 2017The First Annual Grass Roots Special Needs Championship Tournament held March 25, 2017 was open to all developmentally disabled competitors to include but not limited to autism, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, intellectual disability, dystonia, tuberous sclerosis, blind and visually impaired individuals. People with disabilities represent the largest minority group in the US with a totally blind athlete and associate of the Blind Judo Foundation taking first place in the sport of Judo.

    An Associate Of The Blind Judo Foundation Weighing One Pound At Birth Brings Home A Trophy For Second Place In Judo Competition

    An Associate Of The Blind Judo Foundation Weighing One Pound At Birth Brings Home A Trophy For Second Place In Judo CompetitionMarch 28, 2017Judo is one sport not exclusive to sighted people but is a natural for the blind and visually impaired which is demonstrated daily across the nation and around the world as Judo is not related to sight but to touch and knowing one’s competition. The Blind Judo Foundation promotes Judo as an inclusive sport bonding people of all ethnic, religious, cultural and social-economic backgrounds transforming lives of people with disabilities.

    Rock Hill Judo Academy, Affiliate Of The Blind Judo Foundation Reaches Out To SC Blind Organizations With Information and Introductions To The Sport Of Judo

    Rock Hill Judo Academy, Affiliate Of The Blind Judo Foundation Reaches Out To SC Blind Organizations With Information and Introductions To The Sport Of JudoFebruary 27, 2017Rock Hill Judo Academy, a new affiliate of the Blind Judo Foundation has tasked itself to bring awareness, information, introductions and benefits of Judo to those State and National organizations working with the blind and visually impaired. “The Gentle Way” of Judo is an empowering and enhancing tool tailored for the blind and visually impaired and Rock Hill Judo Academy is championing the sport with introductions for all ages.

    Legendary Judo Coach, Willy Cahill Co-Founder Of The Blind Judo Foundation Promoted to 9th Degree (Kudan) Black Belt In Judo

    Legendary Judo Coach, Willy Cahill Co-Founder Of The Blind Judo Foundation Promoted to 9th Degree (Kudan) Black Belt In JudoFebruary 20, 2017Cahill was promoted to the rank of 9th Dan (Degree) or Kudan in the sport of Judo as recognized by USA Judo, the Official Governing Board of Judo in the US where less than six individuals have reached the rank of 9th Degree. Cahill currently 81 years old has committed his life to furthering the sport of Judo not only locally, nationally and internationally but as the former US Olympic and US Paralympic Judo Coach and currently Co-Founder of the Blind Judo Foundation.

    Rock Hill Judo Academy Affiliates With the Blind Judo Foundation Furthering the Gentle Art of Judo to Blind and Visually Impaired in the Local Community

    Rock Hill Judo Academy Affiliates With the Blind Judo Foundation Furthering the Gentle Art of Judo to Blind and Visually Impaired in the Local CommunityJanuary 31, 2017The Blind Judo Foundation welcomes select organizations imparting the age-old skills of Jigoro Kano, founder of the ancient art of “the Gentle Way” better known as Judo. Having qualified affiliates in the local community with the skills of working with blind and visually impaired children, young adults, and individuals in Judo, is not only impactful but empowering and life enhancing for the blind and visually impaired.

    Blind Judo Foundation Co-Founders Recognized By Shine On Hollywood Magazine

    Blind Judo Foundation Co-Founders Recognized By Shine On Hollywood MagazineNovember 29, 2016Shine On Hollywood Magazine is a politics and gossip free publication focusing on real people, real stories and real results of individuals and organizations making a difference in the lives of others, especially the blind and visually impaired. The Blind Judo Foundation leadership was singled out as representing those values of respect, compassion and empowerment of the blind and visually impaired using the “Gentle Way” and the ancient art of Judo.

    Blind Judo Foundation Makes Impact On Annual California State University at San Bernardino's (CSUSB) DisAbility Sports Festival

    Blind Judo Foundation Makes Impact On Annual California State University at San Bernardino's (CSUSB) DisAbility Sports FestivalOctober 31, 2016Each year CSUSB Invites Children, Young Adults and Individuals of all ages with disabilities both physical and intellectual, to experience a myriad of activities having equal and inclusive access to sports for enhancing motor, social and communications skills for improving overall health and well-being. The Blind Judo Foundation once again spearheaded Judo with seasoned coaches not only for the blind and visually impaired but as a sport for all disabilities.

    Blind At Birth, Blind Judo Foundation Associate Earns Yellow Belt With Goal Of Becoming A Candidate For Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

    Blind At Birth, Blind Judo Foundation Associate Earns Yellow Belt With Goal Of Becoming A Candidate For Tokyo 2020 Paralympic GamesOctober 04, 2016Judo for the blind and visually impaired is intuitive, and this athlete, born blind at one pound, is no exception, after one year of being introduced to the sport of Judo earning his second belt rank (Yellow) as a measure of his skills and dedication in blind Judo. The Blind Judo Foundation’s goal is to reach around the world fostering Judo for the blind along with its challenges and rewards for those who are willing to dedicate and discipline themselves under top instructors.

    Blind Judo Foundation Endorses PACER National Bullying Prevention Center For October's National Bullying Prevention Month

    Blind Judo Foundation Endorses PACER National Bullying Prevention Center For October's National Bullying Prevention MonthOctober 03, 2016Bullying is an epidemic affecting over 13 million children in the USA with devastating results along with the 57 million individuals considered disabled. Individuals with disabilities are 2 to 3 times more likely to be bullied than non-disabled and the trend is getting worse, consequently the Blind Judo Foundation and Inclusive TV, a channel dedicated to the disabled endorses October as National Bullying Prevention Month.

    Only Blind Female on 2016 US Paralympic Judo Team Representing the USA on the World Stage Will Head to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for Start of Paralympic Games

    Only Blind Female on 2016 US Paralympic Judo Team Representing the USA on the World Stage Will Head to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for Start of Paralympic GamesAugust 29, 2016The first female allowed to represent the USA on the US Paralympic Judo Team was in 2004, since then other females defied gravity aspiring to represent the USA as a member of the Paralympic Judo Team. 2016 is no exception with a Blind Female Judoka of the Blind Judo Foundation who has been preparing and sacrificing her whole life will be heading to Rio as a member of the 2016 US Paralympic Judo Team taking on the world.

    Blind Judoka Of Blind Judo Foundation And Only Female On The 2016 US Paralympic Judo Team Heads To England For International Tournament In Preparation for Rio

    Blind Judoka Of Blind Judo Foundation And Only Female On The 2016 US Paralympic Judo Team Heads To England For International Tournament In Preparation for RioJune 01, 2016The first Great Britain Visually Impaired Judo Grand Prix being held on June 4th and 5th at the University of Wolverhamption in Walsall, England will provide international exposure and experience to a Judoka (Judo athlete) of the Blind Judo Foundation and only female on the 2016 US Paralympic Judo Team preparing to represent the USA in Rio de Janeiro with opportunities to hone her skills and attend a world class training camp and facility before heading to the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

    Female Student Of The Blind Judo Foundation Is Only Female On The 2016 US Paralympic Judo Team Representing The USA This Summer In Rio de Janeiro

    Female Student Of The Blind Judo Foundation Is Only Female On The 2016 US Paralympic Judo Team Representing The USA This Summer In Rio de JaneiroMay 03, 2016The Blind Judo Foundation has a history of sending blind female Judokas (Judo athletes) to the Paralympics and 2016 is no exception with another phenomenal female who was introduced to the sport of Judo at the early age of nine. Here, Judo made an indelible mark twenty-eight years later as she will represent the USA as the only female on the US Paralympic Judo Team representing the USA in Rio de Janeiro this summer

    Father and Son Dedicating Their Summer Retracing The 1896 Klondike Gold Rush Benefiting Blind And Visually Impaired Athletes Of The Blind Judo Foundation

    Father and Son Dedicating Their Summer Retracing The 1896 Klondike Gold Rush Benefiting Blind And Visually Impaired Athletes Of The Blind Judo FoundationApril 25, 2016One hundred twenty years ago a stampede of 100,000 prospectors to the Klondike region of the Yukon were in search of Gold which led them through the ports of Dyea and Skagway in Southeast Alaska following the Chilkoot trails to the Yukon River and ultimately to the Klondike. Fast forward to 2016 where two modern day “Klondikers,” a father and son, will retrace the migration to help raise awareness and funds to support blind and visually impaired individuals of the Blind Judo Foundation.

    Blind Judo Foundation Endorses April 6, 2016 Of The United Nations International Day Of Sport For Development And Peace Uniting People Around The World Through Sports

    Blind Judo Foundation Endorses April 6, 2016 Of The United Nations International Day Of Sport For Development And Peace Uniting People Around The World Through SportsApril 06, 2016The Blind Judo Foundation aligns and supports the United Nations International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) on April 6, 2016 as a means of uniting all people around the world regardless of ethnic, social, economic, religious or color by using sports, in our case Judo, as the catalyst of uniting us all under one common bond of peace and understanding.

    Blind Judo Foundation Sponsors Bullied, Abused And Visually Impaired Judo Athlete To International Judo Camp and Tournament In Preparation 2016 Paralympic Games

    Blind Judo Foundation Sponsors Bullied, Abused And Visually Impaired Judo Athlete To International Judo Camp and Tournament In Preparation 2016 Paralympic GamesMarch 08, 2016Bullying and abuse affect countless lives making it difficult for victims to focus on life’s purposes and possibilities. Through the sport of Judo one young Paralympian hopeful is turning the tide through focus, training and sacrifice to become a role model for the blind and visually impaired of the Blind Judo Foundation who is working to place the Gold Medal around the neck of his main advocate, his Grandmother.

    Largest Cross-Disability Sporting Event in One Day Empowers Participants of All Ages and Disabilities with Introductions to the Sport of Judo

    Largest Cross-Disability Sporting Event in One Day Empowers Participants of All Ages and Disabilities with Introductions to the Sport of JudoOctober 20, 2015The Blind Judo Foundation for four consecutive years provided introductions and coaching at the nine-year history of the DisAbility Sports Festival at California State University in San Bernardino, CA, with opportunities to experience a sport like Judo, which might not be considered feasible in the disability community, helping to raise awareness and benefits of disability sports and physical activity.

    The Blind Judo Foundation Endorses “Unite Against Bullying” Campaign and October as The National Bullying Prevention Month

    The Blind Judo Foundation Endorses “Unite Against Bullying” Campaign and October as The National Bullying Prevention MonthOctober 12, 2015Coaches, instructors, and support staff at Cahill’s Judo Academy are training blind and visually impaired Judo athletes of the Blind Judo Foundation not only in the sport of Judo but as advocates and champions of the "Unite Against Bullying" campaign of the PACER organization. Judo is about learning respect for all individuals and differences while building principles of confidence, character development, commitments, humility, and respect of others and becoming a part of the solution.

    Get health + Give health Initiative Brings Complimentary Virtual Medical Consults To The Blind Judo Foundation, Enhancing The Lives Of Its Athletes And Members

    Get health + Give health Initiative Brings Complimentary Virtual Medical Consults To The Blind Judo Foundation, Enhancing The Lives Of Its Athletes And MembersJuly 15, 2015The Blind Judo Foundation was nominated to be the recipient of free virtual doctor consultations through HealthTap providing a convenient, affordable way to access immediate medical advice, diagnostic testing, referrals, and prescriptions from a network of over 71,000 top U.S.-licensed physicians who are available 24/7 on video, voice, or text chat via any mobile device or personal computer through virtual consults. HealthTap doctors, can deliver the right care at the right time.

    Blind Judo Foundation To Introduce Judo At 3rd Annual Coachella Valley DisAbility Sports Festival

    Blind Judo Foundation To Introduce Judo At 3rd Annual Coachella Valley DisAbility Sports FestivalJanuary 21, 2015The sport of Judo provided by the Blind Judo Foundation will make its debut as one of several sports for people with disabilities at the Coachella Valley DisAbility Sports Festival, Saturday, January 24, 2015 in Palm Desert, CA. Event organizers hope to raise awareness of the opportunities available for people with disabilities and to serve as a link to adaptive sports programs in the Coachella Valley communities.