Keiko Fukuda, 10th degree black belt

She is the highest ranking woman in Judo history, the only woman to be promoted by Kodokan to 9th dan, and the last living student of Judo’s founder, Jigoro Kano.

Keiko Fukuda.

An article on Nerve. Another at the SFGate.

A longer clip

Her motto: Be strong, be gentle, be beautiful. She is.

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