Nebraska Authors

Richard J. Schmidt

Director of the Nippon Shobukai-UNL; Schmidt has a black belt in karate, kendo, iaido, and naginata; He is certified as a professional instructor by the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center where he teaches defensive tactics for law enforcement personnel.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Sports; Martial Arts


BS in Physical Education, 1969, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
MEd in Physical Education, 1971 University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
PhD in Education (Psychological & Cultural Studies), 1988, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Graduate Certificate in Intelligence Analysis, 2006 Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI


Assistant Professor in Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences

Places Worked

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation


Outstanding Teaching Award-University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Karate. 1989. In HR

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