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COMBS, EUGENE.

Early American instructor of YOSHINKAN AIKIDO. Began training in Yoshinkan Aikido c. 1955 at Camp Drake, on the outskirts of Tokyo. Combs later relocated to Southern California c. 1956 where he established the American School of Aikido in Lawndale. One of his leading students, Tom CORZINE, purchased his school c. 1960.