Rachel McProuty is a first degree brown belt (Ikkyu) who has just begun teaching under Sensei Takemori. She began Judo at twelve years of age and has studied exclusively with Sensei Takemori. She assists, as needed, with the Beginner classes at Glenn Dale and Deerfield Run Community Centers. Rachel is a national competitor who is currently healing from a serious knee injury. While she completes her healing process Rachel is competing in several katas. At sixteen, she hopes to be one of Maryland's youngest shodans.
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