By Paul Turse
Paul Turse attended Teachers College at Columbia University, where he earned his doctorate in theatre arts.
While in the Army, he
was stationed in Japan, where he
studied Japanese theatre and martial arts.
experience led to his
dissertation topic: Shakespeare: Kabuki-style, which presented guidelines for performing Shakespeare via the Kabuki production mode and by utilizing martial arts to create fight choreography.
Turse is a former writer/editor for Raiderdrive.com and Bay Area Sports digest, but occasionally still contributes his Oakland Raiderette interviews, many of which are still archived and can be accessed at www.raiderdrive.com/raiderettes.htm.
A 6th dan in both judo and jujutsu, Turse is an auxiliary coaching staff member of the Spirit of the Eagle International Judo Camp, held at Bluffton College, in Bluffton, Ohio ( http://www.judocamp.org/).
is also available for instructional clinics through the United States Judo Association's
program ( http://usja-judo.org/).
can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.