About the Author and Producer
Author: Hayward Nishioka, 8th Dan
- Education: Master Arts, Physical Education, Master Arts: Administrative Education
- Professor of Physical Education, Los Angeles City College
- Author: Foot Throws, The Judo Textbook, Judo Heart and Soul
- Published over 150 articles on judo, karate, martial arts.
- Producer of Video tapes, over 30 titles and illustrated judo charts
- Past President of California Judo Inc., Nanka Yudanshakai, Southern California Collegiate Judo Assoc.
- Black Belt Magazine Hall of Fame inductee.
- International Judo Federation "A" level Referee and Coach
- Former Masters and Seniors USA Champion and Pan American Games Gold Medallist
- World Team member 1965
- 1967 World Championships – 5th Place
Producer: Mitchell Palacio, 7th Dan
- Education: Master Arts, Physical Education
- Professor of Physical Education, City College of San Francisco
- CCSF Health and Wellness, Facilities Director
- CCSF Director of Martial Arts
- International Judo Coach “A”, Head Coach; World University Games, Pan American Games, European Tour; French, Austrian, Hungarian Open, Shoriki Cup, Czechoslovakia International, Tre-Torri, Guido Seini, Cuban International, Jr. Pan American.
- United States Olympic Committee, 1989 to 1996, Sports Science Coordinator for USA Judo (National Governing Body).
- Design and implemented exercise physiology testing protocols for the Sport of Judo (Treadmill: Max VO2, Arm Wingate: Anaerobic Test, Blood Lactate Profile): United States Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, Co.
- President, California Judo Inc. (State Governing Body) .
- Past President of the United States Judo Federation (1996-2000).
- Created and implemented the USA National Judo Coach Conference to improve the effectiveness of Judo coaches. United States Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado (1994).
- Created and implemented the USA Judo Coach Certification Program, (1995).
- Developed and implemented the International Judo Sports Science Symposium designed for Judo Sports Scientists to share their research projects on the sport at the United States Olympic Training Center, Colorado Spring, Co.(1995-1996).
- Elite Judo Athlete: Placed 2nd in two Olympic Trials: 1980 and 1984.
- Outside Judo Coaching Experience: Head Men’s Soccer Coach: City College of San Francisco: 1984 to 1994, Head Women’s Tennis Coach: City College of San Francisco: 1984 to 1988.
Hayward Nishioka, 8th Degree Black Belt
Judo, HEART and SOUL
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