Dr Jozef Simenko

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Jozef holds II DAN and has been involved in judo for the last 19 years.

Lockdown Quarantine Workout

As a competitor, he was a member of the Slovenian junior national team and competed on the international level. As a judo coach, he worked from youth to elite judokas, that have won World championship medals and Grand Prix medals, on their strength and conditioning and helped several elite judokas in their rehabilitation after knee injuries.

In Slovenia, he holds the highest coaching certificate, and he has worked as the president of the Slovenian Judo Association Coaching Commission. He was also a Head coach of the Slovenian JUDO University team for the 2015 Summer Universiade in Gwangju, South Korea and for the 2016 European University Games in Croatia.

He holds a doctorate from Kinesiology (sports science) and works as a Lecturer and Researcher at the University of Essex. His research focuses on judo strength training, overall general conditioning, sports rehabilitation with elite athletes, isokinetic, research in military and police special forces personnel, and youth athlete development.

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