Cover Star: Hidetaka Nishiyama

Hidetaka Nishiyama was a founding member of the Japan Karate Association (JKA). He is also the author of one of the most influential Karate books, “The Art Of Empty Handed Fighting”, alongside co-author Richard C. Brown.

Nishiyama was passionate about the growth of Shotokan Karate outside of Japan, especially in the United States.

Below are some of the magazine covers that have featured Hidetaka Nishiyama over the years:

 December 1986  1988   February 1993
 November 1995   December 1995    December 1999
 April 2006    April 2009


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