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From time to time I get feedback on my Black Belt Blogs like this email from my friend Richard Riehle.

Richard understands 'Big Judo' which after reading the tragic story of the little boy in Taiwan, we need a lot more of. It's time for those who look at judo like Pop Warner Football, to rethink their paradigm!
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Hayward Nishioka is a legendary Japanese martial artist and Black Belt Hall of Fame member, inducted in 1977 as Judo Instructor of the Year. This world-class champion’s judo career began in the United States and eventually took him to study at the famed Kodokan Judo Institute in Japan. As a martial arts competitor, teacher and lecturer, Hayward Nishioka has acquired a skill and insight into this art that is respected all over the world. In this three-part series, Hayward Nishioka teaches proper breakfalls, 15 of judo's primary throws, grappling skills (chokes, armbars, pins and holds), throws and counter-throws and many other winning techniques.

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Hayward Nishioka is a legendary Japanese martial artist and Black Belt Hall of Fame member, inducted in 1977 as Judo Instructor of the Year. This world-class champion’s judo career began in the United States and eventually took him to study at the famed Kodokan Judo Institute in Japan. As a martial arts competitor, teacher and lecturer, Hayward Nishioka has acquired a skill and insight into this art that is respected all over the world. In this three-part series, Hayward Nishioka teaches proper breakfalls, 15 of judo's primary throws, grappling skills (chokes, armbars, pins and holds), throws and counter-throws and many other winning techniques.

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Hayward Nishioka is a legendary Japanese martial artist and Black Belt Hall of Fame member, inducted in 1977 as Judo Instructor of the Year. This world-class champion’s judo career began in the United States and eventually took him to study at the famed Kodokan Judo Institute in Japan. As a martial arts competitor, teacher and lecturer, Hayward Nishioka has acquired a skill and insight into this art that is respected all over the world. In this three-part series, Hayward Nishioka teaches proper breakfalls, 15 of judo's primary throws, grappling skills (chokes, armbars, pins and holds), throws and counter-throws and many other winning techniques.

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