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    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.

    Twenty-Six-Year Old Who Was One Pound at Birth Discovers Blind Judo Foundation with Dreams of Becoming a Judo Paralympian

    Twenty-Six-Year Old Who Was One Pound at Birth Discovers Blind Judo Foundation with Dreams of Becoming a Judo ParalympianDecember 09, 2014A young boy born four months premature and weighing in at one pound becomes blind. With a strong, encouraging family background, Edgar excels at multiple talents with visions of becoming a Judo athlete after discovering the Blind Judo Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to enhancing and empowering the blind and visually impaired through the sport of Judo – a truly amazing story of triumph.

    Annual International Education Week At The University of Florida’s Smathers Libraries Hosts Judo Demonstration of the Blind Judo Foundation

    Annual International Education Week At The University of Florida’s Smathers Libraries Hosts Judo Demonstration of the Blind Judo FoundationNovember 17, 2014The George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida – Gainesville will hold a week of activities at their Annual International Education Week (IEW) starting on November 17 with their Disabilities Resource Center providing information, speakers and a Judo demonstration for individuals with disabilities supported by the Blind Judo Foundation

    Largest Sporting Event for People With Disabilities in Western USA Employs Judo To Empower Participants of All Ages and Disabilities

    Largest Sporting Event for People With Disabilities in Western USA Employs Judo To Empower Participants of All Ages and DisabilitiesOctober 14, 2014The Blind Judo Foundation will provide Judo introductions and coaching for the second time in the eight year history of the DisAbility Sports Festival, Saturday, October 18, 2014 at California State University San Bernardino, continuing the organization’s mission to empower blind and visually impaired children and adults through the sport of Judo while raising awareness and benefits of disability sports and physical activity.