About the Author
Ron Angus is a 5th degree black belt, who has practiced judo for 42 years and has taught and studied the sport in more than 15 countries. As a competitor, Angus represented Canada at one Commonwealth Game and three Commonwealth Championships, and he was a 10-time World Masters Champion. He has competed in 23 consecutive Senior Nationals, 22 Canadian Nationals, and one British National Championship.
As the New Zealand National Team North American Project coach from 1984 to 1996, Angus led teams to three World Championships and to the 1996 Olympic Games. In addition, he has produced both national and international champions in judo, sambo, and grappling.
Angus is currently a motivational speaker on the topics of fitness and mental well being for the Canadian-based Alliance Fitness Corporation. He is also a National Coaching Course Program (NCCP) instructor, the NCCP Judo Ontario Chairman, and a member of Judo Canada's Coaching Diffusion Committee, which shares coaching principles with fellow coaches.
Angus and his wife, Tracy, reside in Burlington, Ontario, Canada.