My answer to the question, "How can we improve the international competitiveness of U.S. judo?" is given in my latest attempt at a podcast.
"What is wrong with judo in the U.S. and what needs to be done about it?"
This is part one of however many I find time to do. In short, I think we need to start with an honest assessment, from top to bottom, of what our weaknesses are, and then we need to address those through major changes in our training and coaching. But hey, I took the time to record this, so you may as well listen to it.
In fact, I recorded it twice, because it was hard to hear the first time and I did it louder the second time. The amusing fact is, I am a small person with a soft voice. People just claim I am yelling at them because they don't want to hear what I have to say.