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Ron Angus (born 16 November 1956, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada ) is an author, judo coach, and a public speaker on physical fitness. He is a Rokkudan 6th degree black belt in judo and has taught and studied the sport in 15 countries. He lives in Burlington, Ontario and is married to Tracy Angus, also an international judo competitor and coach, having represented Canada over a 22-year period. He has also competed in sombo in which he was at one point ranked third in the world.
Angus has acted as tournament director for the Ontario International Judo Championships, and ran the Full Circle Judo Club.
- 23 consecutive Senior National Judo Championships
- 10 times World Masters Champion
- Canadian Junior and Senior Judo Champion
- Canadian Judo Team Member
- British Judo Team Member
- 9 World Kubota Champion
- 7 Canadian National Jiu-jitsu Heavyweight Grand Champion
- Swedish Open Champion
- Ulster Game Champion
- Scottish Open Champion
- Ronin Monza Open Champion
- All England Champion (2 times)
World Judo Championships 1989 Yugoslavia,
1986 Commonwealth Games
1988 Pan American Championships
1988 Francophone Games
Commonwealth Championships: 1993 Ireland (3rd), 1995 Malta (3rd)
Angus has won national and international medals including:
British Open 2nd
US Open 2nd
Scandinavian Open 3rd
European Team Championships 5th
1991 World Sambo Wrestling Championships 3rd
1992 World Games – Sambo Wrestling 3rd
1994 World Amateur Sumo Championships
Angus was on the British judo team from 1979-1984.
During his Judo career Angus has trained under coaches and with world champions.
Angus has also competed in or trained in Great Britain, Australia, Japan, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Hungry, Malta, USA, Czechoslovakia, Sweden, Finland, Yugoslavia, Italy, Argentina, Denmark, Madagascar, Morocco, Austria, New Zealand and France.
- 1996 Olympic Games
- 1995 Fukuoka Cup
- World Judo Championships 1984, 1987 & 1995
- 1992 US Open
- 1990 Commonwealth Games
- N.C.C.P. Level 5 Coach
Angus is part of the Provincial N.C.C.P.[clarification needed] Committee.
Angus has authored Competitive Judo for Human Kinetics' Judo series. ISBN 0-7360-5744-7.
- Teaching Judo's use for combat and self-defence, including holds and strikes not permitted in sport Judo tourneys
- Reviving early Judo competition rules that minimize stops and penalties and maximize the athletes' freedom to enjoy the sport
- Competitive Judo: Winning training and tactics (2006), Human Kinetics, ISBN 0-7360-5744-7
- Prozes, Darin (1995) "Civic Recognition Award: Black belt named city's top athlete Angus captured three gold medals at world games]", The Hamilton Spectator, June 29, 1995, p. T3
- Cameron, Grant (1998) "Teen gets a belt out of judo bouts", The Hamilton Spectator, August 17, 1998, p. N6
- Churchill, David (1994) "JUDO MASTER Angus feted for 32-year career", The Hamilton Spectator, November 9, 1994, p. T8, retrieved 2011-04-29