Claudiu Pusa is a judo coach from Germany.
He is originally from Romania.
He currently lives in Cologne, Germany.
He is 54 years old.
Claudiu Pusa built a tremendous team of juniors in Germany and won more than 20 international medals at World and European Junior Championships including 2016 European titles for Pauline Starke and Anna-Maria Wagner.
He was appointed Senior head coach in November 2016.
Claudiu Pusa is also a judoka trainer Martyna Trajdos.
There was a lot of excitement in the media and on social networks around the video of Claudiu Pusa slapping Martyna Trajdos in the face.
Martyna Trajdos explained this incident on her Instagram page.
“Look’s like this was not hard enough. I wish I could have made a different headline today. As I already said that’s the ritual which I chose pre competition! My coach is just doing what I want him to do to fire me up! ” – she wrote.