Julia Lawr

Our speaker for June 2016 is Julia Lawr. Julia has been involved in the martial arts since 1985  (31 years).  She spent 15 years  in karate, where she earned a Shodan (1st degree black belt) in Okinawan Kempo and  a Sandan (3rd degree black belt) in Shoringi Ryu, plus 13 years in Kodokan Judo, where she earned the rank of Ikkyu  (brown belt).  Additionally Julia has 10 years of kickboxing,  4 years of MMA and 2 years of boxing under her belt.

Women’s Self-Defence:

Julia has assisted in teaching many judo seminars on women’s self-defence and keeping safe and appeared as a guest on two Rogers Barrie TV shows discussing judo and self-defence.

Record: Amateur Grappling: 2 wins, 2 losses, 1 draw

Amateur Sabaki: 1 win, 4 losses

Many judo competitions (won some, lost some)

Championships: 1994 Semi-Knockdown World Oyama Karate Championships, 3rd Place

Attitude: Nothing else matters when you’re on the mat
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