Jason Morris

 

Born: 2/3/67
Height: 180cm (5'11')
Weight Class: 81kg
Education: Syracuse University
Rank: Shichidan (7th Degree Black Belt)
Ranked 1st in Nation for 12 years
(1987 - 1996, 1999-2000)

4x Olympian: 1988 Korea, 1992 Spain, 1996 USA, 2000 Australia
60 Career International Medals
Owner/Operator: Real Judo Magazine
Head Instructor: Jason Morris Judo Center
Favorite Athletes: Larry Bird & Ken Stabler
Favorite Actors: Charles Bronson, Clint Eastwood & Walter Mathau
Favorite Movies: Dirty Harry, Kelly's Heroes & Mr. Majestyk
Favorite Music: Dio, Edguy, Kiss, Sweet, UFO & Uriah Heep
Four-time Olympian Jason Morris is one of the most decorated judo players in American history. Jason Morris is world renowned for his judo expertise, coaching ability, and training methods. A tachiwaza (standing techniques) specialist, Jason currently owns and operates the Jason Morris Judo Center in Glenville, NY and teaches clinics and seminars throughout the country. Learn the techniques and tactics that made Jason Morris one of the most innovative and successful judo players in the world, and learn how Jason developed the Jason Morris Judo Center into one of the top Judo programs in North America.

MAJOR INTERNATIONAL  MEDALS

GOLD

  • 99, 93 & 89 US Open - Colorado Springs, CO
  • 91 Pan Am Games - Havana, Cuba
  • 90 Tbilissi International - Tbilissi, Georgia (Only winner ever from North & South America)
  • 90 & 89 Guido Sieni - Sassari, Italy
  • 88 Czech Open - Prague, Czech Republic
  • 88 Ontario Open - Toronto, Canada
  • 87 Austrian Open - Leonding, Austria
  • 87 Pacific Rim Championships - Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • 87 Pan Am Games - Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • 87 & 85 Jr. Pan Am Championships - Mexico City, Mexico
  • 86, 85 & 84 New York Open - Manhattan, NY
  • 85 & 84 Quebec Open - Montreal, QC
  • 81 Mexico International (65kg) - Mexico City, Mexico

SILVER
95 Pan Am Games - Mar de Plata, Argentina
92 Olympic Games - Barcelona, Spain
92 Hungarian Open - Budapest, Hungary
91 Korean Open - Seoul, Korea
90, 87 & 85 US Open - Colorado Springs, CO
89 French Open - Paris, France
89 Pacific Rim Championships - Beijing, China
88 German Open - Russelsheim, Germany

BRONZE
00 British Open - Birmingham, England
99 Rendez Vous Canada - Montreal, QC
95 US Open - Macon, GA
95, 90, 89 & 88 Hungarian Open - Budapest, Hungary
95 Pacific Rim Championships? - Sydney, Australia
94, 88 & 86 US Open - Colorado Springs, CO
93 World Championships - Hamilton, Canada
91 Pacific Rim Championships - Honolulu, HI, USA
90 Kano Cup - Tokyo, Japan
90 Tre Torri - Porto Sant'Elpidio, Italy
89 Austrian Open - Leonding, Austria
88 Guido Sieni - Sassari, Italy
86 Jr. World Championships - Rome, Italy
86 Quebec Open - Montreal, QC

FIFTH
95 French Open - Paris, France
94 Goodwill Games - St. Petersburg, Russia
92 & 90 Czech Open - Prague, Czech Republic
90 Goodwill Games - Seattle, WA, USA

NATIONAL HONORS
2003 "International Jr. Male Coach of the Year" USJF
2003 "Coach of the Year" Real Judo Magazine
6x National Champion (89,90,91,92,93 & 99)
National Collegiate Champion
National High School Champion
8x National Junior Champion
Olympic Sports Festival Champion
3x Outstanding Judoist of the Year
2x USOC Athlete of the Year (Judo) 1992 & 1993
1993 - New York Athletic Club "Athlete of the Year"
1998 - Elected to NYAC Hall of Fame
1999 - Real Judo Magazine "Comeback Player of the Year"

MAJOR INTERNATIONAL MEDALS GOLD
99, 93 & 89 US Open - Colorado Springs, CO
91 Pan Am Games - Havana, Cuba
90 Tbilissi International - Tbilissi, Georgia (Only winner ever from North & South America)
90 & 89 Guido Sieni - Sassari, Italy
88 Czech Open - Prague, Czech Republic
88 Ontario Open - Toronto, Canada
87 Austrian Open - Leonding, Austria
87 Pacific Rim Championships - Colorado Springs, CO, USA
87 Pan Am Games - Indianapolis, IN, USA
87 & 85 Jr. Pan Am Championships - Mexico City, Mexico
86, 85 & 84 New York Open - Manhattan, NY
85 & 84 Quebec Open - Montreal, QC
81 Mexico International (65kg) - Mexico City, Mexico
89 World Championships - Belgrade, Yugoslavia
87 World Championships - Essen, Germany

SEVENTH
96 German Open - Munich, Germany
95 & 86 Austrian Open - Leonding, Austria
94 French Open - Paris, France
91 World Championships - Barcelona, Spain

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