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(b. 1923). 3rd dan Aikikai. Author. Contributing editor to Esquire magazine and author of numerous books such as Education and Ecstasy, The Ultimate Athlete (which deals at length with aikido) and The Silent Pulse. Has served as a vice president of the Esalen Institute and is a past president of the Association for Humanistic Psychology. First taught by Robert NADEAU. Chief instructor of Aikido of Tamalpais. Aikido of Tamalpais, 76 E. Blithedale Ave, Mill Valley, CA 94941 USA (415)383-9474.