#427 – Neil Adams: Judo, Olympics, Winning, Losing, and the Champion Mindset

#427 – Neil Adams: Judo, Olympics, Winning, Losing, and the Champion Mindset

Lex Fridman

About this episode

Neil Adams is a judo world champion, 2-time Olympic silver medalist, 5-time European champion, and often referred to as the Voice of Judo. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.
(00:00) - Introduction
(09:13) - 1980 Olympics
(26:35) - Judo explained
(34:40) - Winning
(52:54) - 1984 Olympics
(1:01:55) - Lessons from losing
(1:17:37) - Teddy Riner
(1:37:12) - Training in Japan
(1:52:51) - Jiu jitsu
(2:03:59) - Training
(2:27:18) - Advice for beginners