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For Compassionate Relief

The Gentle Way: Maximum Efficiency and Mutual Welfare

Tzu Chi Center  |  February 16, 2024
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Sometimes putting all of your energy into achieving your goals is counterintuitive. Judo, a Japanese Martial Art, is inspired by the principles of “Seiryoku-Zenyo,” good use of energy, and “Jita-Kyoei,” mutual welfare and benefit. 

In this installment of C.A.F.E. 229, we are honored to have Jason Newth Morris, American judo master join this episode of C.A.F.E. 229. He’ll share with hosts Peter Lin and special co-host and judo instructor Michael Goldsmith the best way to use our energy both from a physical and philosophical standpoint. 

Join us for an episode dedicated to saving energy to create the results you want in life. 

About Our Guest

Jason Newth Morris (born February 3, 1967) is an American retired judoka. He was a four-time Olympian and 2008 Olympic Coach, is best known for winning the silver medal in the ‍–‍78 kg weight category in the 1992 Summer Olympics and a Bronze Medal in the 1993 World Judo Championships. He is a Hachidan (8th Degree Black Belt) his favorite techniques are Uchi Mata, Tai Otoshi, and his “Sticker or Sticky Foot” (AKA Kosotogari). 

Michael Goldsmith J.D.  is an esteemed member of the United States Judo Association. A long-time lover of martial arts, he is a 5th degree black belt and spends his time as a judo instructor at the Nassau County PAL Judo Club. 

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