Worthen, Clyde

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Worthen, Clyde Gender: M
Clyde Alton Worthen Jr.
born on 11 May 1944 at 16:05 (= 4:05 PM )
Place Bisbee, Arizona, 31n27, 109w56
Timezone MWT h6w (is war time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 21°03' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 05°23 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 00°45'


American martial artist, a 6th Degree Black Belt judoka, trained by Yoshisada Yonezuka at the Cranford Judo Karate Center.

Worthen started his fighting career as a wrestler and did not start judo until the age of 20. He became famous for his "Osoto" and "Hari" moves as a left-handed judoka. He currently teaches judo in New Jersey. One of his most prominent students was Steven Mocco, two-time NCAA heavyweight wrestling champion and current Olympic hopeful.

Clyde Worthen lived and trained in Japan for 5 months. He has competed throughout the world. He won the gold medal in the 1976 Pan American Games, and was a member world championship team in 1969, 1971, 1975, and 1977. He was also a member of four U.S. World Teams. Worthen won the National Judo Championship for the third consecutive year at the Senior National Competition in 2004.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.


  • Traits : Body : Handedness (Left)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Lived and trained in Japan)
  • Vocation : Sports : Martial arts (Judoka)
  • Vocation : Sports : Wrestling
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Coach/ Manager/ Owner (Judo coach)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (6th Degree Black Belt judoka)