Judo instructor Michael McClendon, center, and student Devon Blackshear, right, attempt to throw the other to the floor without losing their grip during a class at Hilton Head Judo Club on Hilton Head Island.
Judo instructor Michael McClendon, center, and student Devon Blackshear, right, attempt to throw the other to the floor without losing their grip during a class at Hilton Head Judo Club on Hilton Head Island. Sarah Welliver/Staff photo
Judo instructor Michael McClendon, center, and student Devon Blackshear, right, attempt to throw the other to the floor without losing their grip during a class at Hilton Head Judo Club on Hilton Head Island. Sarah Welliver/Staff photo

Mixing the arts: Bluffton resident explores passion for judo, painting

September 09, 2012 12:01 AM