Dr. AnnMaria DeMars became Champion of the World in 1984, she was the first American to accomplish this feat. During her Judo career she simultaneously pursed her education, earning an MBA even before her world title. Her inspiration continued beyond the mat as she tackled life with the same ambition and energy she put into judo. Her life has been full off success stories that range from Judo greatness to entrepreneurial ventures and community service. Along the way she found a way to raise 4 very successful children, one of which who followed her mothers Judo footsteps becoming an Olympic medalist and UFC champion (Ronda Rousey). An interview that is full of golden nuggets of parental & coaching advice. Please welcome America's 1st ever World Judo Champion Dr. AnnMaria DeMars.