Professor Rowdy Hall
Professor Hall has been a student of the Martial Arts since 1964. On November 13th, 2010, he was recently awarded the title of Professor, by the Kilohana Martial Arts Association. On July 30th, 2005 Professor Hall was inducted into the United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame. On January 1st, 2000, Professor Hall along with Professor Margarita Jimenez, Co-Founded Koshiden – Ryu Jujutsu. Since 2009, Professor Hall is actively on the Executive & Standard Boards with the Kilohana Martial Arts Educational - Cultural Association.
Professor Hall holds ranks in American Kenpo, Kodokai Daito-Ryu Aikijujutsu, Hakko-Ryu Jujutsu, Seibukan Jujutsu, Aikido, Shinkendo and Toyama-Ryu Batto-Jutsu. He has also trained in a variety of martial art systems including, Judo, Enshin-Itto-Ryu Iaido, Kokodo Kyu Shin Ryu Jujutsu, Chinese Bok-Fu, Boxing and Inayan Eskrima.
Rowdy Hall is heavily involved in the healing art. He owns and operates Restoration Body WorX, Located inside TFL - Train for Life, in Morgan Hill, Ca. He is certified & license by the State of California as a Massage Therapist. He is a Professional Member with the American Massage Therapy Association. He is the Director of Academics for the School of Kilohana Massage and Healing Arts, where Professor Okazaki and Professor Sig Kufferath method of Restoration Massage is taught.
He holds Certificates in both the Basic and Advance levels of Hawaiian Massage as taught by Professor James Muro. Acupressure Points (Koho Shiatsu) as taught by Shodai Soke Yasuhiro Irie. He is a Graduate of the National Academy of Sports Medicine (Performance Enhancement and Corrective Exercise Specialist). Certified Post Rehabilitative Exercise Specialist, through the American Fitness Professional & Associates. De Anza College Sports Massage program, taught by Dr. Justin Brink, Certified Kineso Taping Practitioner, Certified Instructor in Power taping by Rock Tape, Certified in GavilanPTB Techniques, (Instrument assisted Soft tissue Mobilization) and Certified in Level 1 courses in both Functional Movement Screening and Core Training System (FMS) and Selective Function Movement Assessment (SFMA). And as of February 2012, Rowdy Hall passed his ATC certification through the NATA - BOC. Rowdy Hall continues his education in Therapeutic and Rehabilitation Therapies.
Professor Hall is a Retired Police Officer. He is a graduate of the FBI Swat School, San Jose Police Merge Handgun School, Thunder Ranch & Gun Sight advance certification courses in pistol, carbine rifle, and Shotgun. He has experience in undercover narcotics, narcotic enforcement, high risk entries, and dignitary protection. He is a Tactical Defensive Instructor both in armed and unarmed defense. He has his advance instructor certification in the Koga method, FBI tactical defense, and Krav Maga. Prior to joining law enforcement, Professor Hall served in the United States Army’s 1st/75th Airborne Rangers, then later joined the 10th Special Forces Group.