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Jimmy Pedro

World Champion Jimmy Pedro is one of the most decorated judo players in American history. Jimmy is world renowned for his judo expertise, coaching ability, and training methods.


As a world renowned coach, his success at the 2012 & 2016 Olympic Games led to the victories of Kayla Harrison earning back-to-back gold medals and Travis Stevens earning a silver medal in 2016.


Jimmy currently owns and operates Pedro’s Judo Center in Wakefield, MA as well as President of FUJI Mats & Vice President of Hatashita / FUJI Sports. He also teaches clinics and seminars throughout the country. To learn more about his seminars click here.

Olympic Bronze Medalist

1996 & 2004

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US Olympic Judo Coach

2012 & 2016

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World Judo Champion


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