Student of the Month – Amber Jones

 Meet Amber Jones, she is both a student and an instructor at Memphis Judo & Jiu Jitsu.

Amber is an amazing person and a great athlete, not only is she a former Marine, she is also the #1 Ranked National Master Athlete with USA Judo in 2013.

Amber started training in Judo in 2001 and has traveled the world competing in the sport she loves. If you ever get the pleasure to train with her at Memphis Judo & Jiu-Jitsu she will have an amazing impact on your life.

below is her extremely  decorated resume in Judo:


Promoted to Shodan (1st Degree Black Belt) 15 August 2006
Promoted to Nidan (2nd Degree Black Belt) 19 June 2008
1x Kansas State Champion Women’s Lightweight Division
1x North Carolina State Champion Women’s Lightweight Division
3x Missouri State Champion Women’s Lightweight Division
1x Tennessee State Masters Champion – Women’s Open Division
2x Armed Forces Champion – 57kg
2004 Collegiate Nationals – Bronze 57kg
2009 Armed Forces Championships – Gold 57kg
2x Armed Forces Judo Team Member – 52kg and 57kg
2011 Midwest Championships – Gold 52kg
2011 NAGA Dallas – Gold in advance gi and no-gi 52kg
2011 Team for World Military Games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, 52kg
2012 World Masters, Miami, FL – Silver F1 57kg
2013 TN State Championships – Gold women’s masters division
2013 Senior National Championships – Bronze 57kg and Gold F1 57kg
2013 CISM Military Judo Championships, Astana, Kazakhstan – 5th Place Finish 57kg
2013 Continental Crown – Gold Women’s Masters, Silver Medal 52kg
2013 Dallas Invitational – 5th Place Finish 52kg
2013 National Presidents Cup – Bronze 52kg, Gold Masters 52kg


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