Profile of Sensei Nathan Goltz

Nathan Goltz is a godan (5th degree black belt). He started judo at age 4 and has also studied karate in which he holds a shodan (1st degree black belt) as well as kendo and muay thai. As a toddler he was drawn to the video martial arts game series Double Dragon. Nathan became a Junior Olympic National Judo Champion several times. After graduating high school he went on to study at the International Budo University and the Kodokan in Japan. Upon his return from Japan In 2005, Nathan was given a scholarship to become a member of the Cumberland College Judo Team. Today he is a Summa Cum Laude Business Graduate of University of La Verne working as the Outreach Specialist for InnovAge, Senior Care Services for Living Independently, (Nathan's LinkedIn Profile).

Contact Nathan:

Phone/Text (909) 702-6750, E-Mail, Nathan on Instagram, or Nathan on Linkedin

Nathan teaches judo at UCS

  Nathan recieving his godan promotion from his dad, Sensei Gary Goltz

Nathan still wears his original worn black belt

Nathan Goltz & his dad, Sensei Gary doing the reshoot for a classic judo book

Nathan demonstrates Tai Otoshi body drop throw

Nathan doing his striking workout routine

Nathan teaching a throwing combo at UCS - University of Combat Sports in Upland, CA

Nathan has the principles of judo tatooed on his back

Nathan training with Ronda Rousey in 2007


Nathan with his karate Sensei and family friend Ty Aponte

Nathan with his team in 2005 at Cumberland College


Nathan & the late Daigo Sensei, 10th Dan at Kodokan in 1995

Nathan scoring wazari inside Imperial Palace & doing randori with Daigo Sensei at the Kodokan

Nathan in Hawaii 1993 takes 3rd in division with over 30 boys

Nathan's Judo Class at Red Dragon Karate in 2013

Nathan as featured in MMA Business April 2011

Nathan and his dad with All Japan Champ Yoko Tanabe, also with the late "Judo" Gene LeBell

Nathan with his dad, Sensei Gary, OJ, Nick, & Dave

See Nathan in a 10-man slaughter line vs. Japanese Champ Takamasa Anai Version 1 & Version 2

Nathan's Father's Day card to his dad, Sensei Gary

Nathan's Thoughts on Judo and Martial Arts, 2022

Nathan's Sonnet in Black Belt Magazine, 1998

More on the Judo Gi

Goltz Judo's Website