Stories By Kosei Inoue
Judo/ 1 month ago
Kosei Inoue: The Judo Community Welcomes the New Year as it Gears Up for Paris
The Kodokan, the spiritual home of judo, brought together people of all ages and skills for the Kagami Biraki ceremony in...
Judo/ 3 months ago
Kosei Inoue: 2022 Tokyo Grand Slam Brings Judo, Paris Olympics into Focus for Women, Men
It's fair to say that the recent Tokyo judo tournament narrowed down the competition for a spot on the national team...
Judo/ 6 months ago
Kosei Inoue: World Championships, Children and the Significance of Judo
Whether they win or lose, participation in matches instills children with confidence that serves them well as a source of strength...
Judo/ 8 months ago
Kosei Inoue: The Allure of Group Competition and Spreading Judo Goodwill
Helping overseas judo clubs with recycled uniforms was challenging after the invasion of Ukraine, so NPO JUDOs asked individuals to carry...
Judo/ 10 months ago
Kosei Inoue: The Challenge and Charm of the All Japan Championships
Competing without weight distinction, it showcases judo in its original form, attracting all Japanese judoka to want to test themselves at...
Judo/ 1 year ago
Kosei Inoue: ‘Placing Sport at the Service of the Harmonious Development of Humankind’
After a splendid Beijing Olympics, for future athletes the sports world must tackle the problems plaguing it such as inexplicable scoring...
Judo/ 1 year ago
Kosei Inoue: Moving Forward with Judo Into the Future
Following a successful Tokyo Olympics, the former men’s judo national team head coach steps into new roles, bringing fresh ideas and...
Features/ 2 years ago
Kosei Inoue: After Tokyo 2020, Judo and Sports Will Remain My Contributions to the World
The judoka shares his plans for when his term as coach of the Japan men’s judo team ends.
Olympics and Paralympics/ 2 years ago
Judoka Kosei Inoue’s Message: The Tokyo Olympics Remain Very Meaningful
“Sports have the power to bring people together,” says Inoue. “The Olympics will go ahead as planned, and all we can...