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Interview With Willie Cahill and Mike Pechina,
Training Judo Champions Pt2 of 2
Willie Cahill is a legend in the sport of Judo having
coached over 10,000 athletes (1,000 of them being national champions) and two
Olympic teams over the course of an amazing 60 year career.
Willy Cahill has coached nearly 1000 National and International medal winners.
Mike Pechina is a product of Cahill’s JudoAcademy
having started there at the age of seven. A former All-American wrestler, he
served eight years in the Marine Corp.
His accolades include US champion, Pan American Silver Medalist, World
Team, Pan American Team, All Military Team, and now coach. He is the creator of the up coming series
The depth of their experience and storytelling was almost
For more info about Cahill’s JudoAcademy in San Bruno, CA