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Sensei Zdenek Matl Bio
Personal : Born July 1943 in Dacice, Czechoslovakia
Experience :
1964 - 1966 : University of Prague : Assistant Judo Teacher
1965 - 1966 : Czechoslovakia Army Judo Team : Assistant Judo Coach
1966 - 1970 : Czechoslovakia Police Judo Team : Head Judo Coach
1971 - 1980 : Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic : Head Judo Coach
1980 - 1981 : Lilienfield, Austria : Head Judo Coach
1982 - 1984 : Victoria, Texas : YMCA Head Judo Instructor
1984 - 1990 : Victoria, Texas : Owner/Head Instructor Judo School
1991 - 1993 : Austin, Texas : University of Texas Head Judo Instructor
1994 - Present : Round Rock, Texas : Round Rock Martial Arts Head Sensei
Credentials :
1964 : Academic Europe Championship, Gold Medal Team Member
1965 : Academic World Championship, Bronze Medal Team Member
1966 : Czechoslovakia Judo Champion
1967 : Czechoslovakia International Judo Champion
1965 - 1970 : Numerous medals and placement in National and International Judo Competitions
1980 : Austria International Jiu-Jitsu Championship, Silver Medal
1994 : Texas Martial Arts Hall of Fame, Instructor of the Year
2000 : US Judo Championship, Masters Division Gold Medal
2001 : World Judo Championship, Masters Division Silver Medal
2009 : World Judo Championship, Masters Division Silver Medal
Affiliations :
Fugakukai International, Tokyo, Japan : Kudan (9th Dan) Judo
International Society of Traditional Judo : Shichidan (7th Dan) Judo & Jiu-Jitsu
US Judo Association : Shichidan (7th Dan) Judo & Jiu-Jitsu
US Judo, Inc. : Shichidan (7th Dan) Judo
US Martial Arts Association : Shichidan (7th Dan) Judo & Jiu-Jitsu
Judo Counsel of Professional Combined Martial Arts
Judo Counsel and Co-Founder of South Texas MMA