Sérgio Oliveira was added to the team of the EJU Experts. These top judoka help in projects to enrol judo in the age category from 8-12 years.
Oliveira, is a multiple Pan American Champion from Brazil and participated at Olympic and World Championships.
He fought against Champions such as Bertalan Hajtos, Akos Braun, Shay Oren Smadja, Vitaly Makarov, Daisuke Hideshima and many more.
Also he fought at many competitions around the globe and won the A-tournaments of Prague and Leonding, both in 1992, the year where he competed at the Olympic Games in Barcelona.
With his team Brazil he won World silver in 1998 against the team of Japan where he was the most experienced judoka in a team with Daniel Hernandes, Henrique Guimaraes and Flávio Canto as most famous teammates.
Sérgio Ricardo Souza Oliveira was born in 1967. He has been working as a coach in Germany where he arranged many exchanges among judo students in Brazil.
Sergio Oliveira will now assist the EJU Experts in the project “Improve your Club” where experienced judoka give seminars to other judo coaches to improve the level of teaching children judo.
The experts have developed a technical program to educate the judo teachers/coaches how to effectively motivate young people to continue training and competing in judo.
Read more about the EJU experts and the projects.