Hatashita Sports provides Judo gear for students and academies worldwide.
Hatashita Sports was founded by Frank Hatashita, 8th Dan. Hatashita Sensei was Vice-President of the IJF (International Judo Federation) and President of the Pan American Judo Federation, among other positions including an IJF referee, and owner of many dojo and affiliates. He was instrumental in lobbying to get Judo into the Olympics. His sense of knowing what was most important in martial arts was second to none; and, anyone that knew him would attest to that.
Hatashita is lead with the careful eye and passion of Lia Hatashita and Jimmy Pedro. Jimmy, a 4-time Olympian, 2 x Olympic Medalist, World Judo Champion and most recently coach to Olympians including gold medalist, Kayla Harrison, brings and astounding amount of knowledge to the company and wants only the best for athletes, and anyone who commits to learning a martial art. FUJI's produts have been put to the test during rigorous competitions and training sessions. The result is a high quality brand of products that are built to last and have proven to withstand the athletic battlefield.