Tetsuji Nakamura

 

Sensei Tetsuji Nakamura is a Sensei at Shudokan, a dojo located in Burlington, Ontario. He was referred to myself by LSM Advisor, Noor Kapur. Noor and her husband, Aman, have worked with LSM for over 10 years and share my passion for fitness and helping others secure a better tomorrow for their families. Noor is a student at Shudokan; she had great things to say about Sensei Nakamura and it’s easy to see why!

 

When did you athletic career begin?

When I was 13, I would say. That is when I started Judo. At the age of 15, I decided to give karate a try.

What adversity have you had to overcome as an athlete?

One of the difficult things is to keep motivating myself to become better tomorrow than I am today. I have been doing this for over 30 years and it really does help me overcome some tough obstacles as an athlete.

How has working out impacted your life?

I keep myself healthy, and martial arts training gives me a positive attitude towards life.

How often do you train and for how long?

I train 5 days a week, 2-3 hours a day.

What is your #1 fitness tip?

Make fitness a part of your life! We need to eat, sleep, brush our teeth, and also exercise. It is an essential part of life.

 

 


Posted by Lorne Marr.
Lorne Marr is a Toronto-based fitness enthusiast and lifelong advocate of healthy living. He is on a journey to discover the best methods of training and nutrition for athletes and weekend warriors over 45. Connect with Lorne on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

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