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(b. 9 April 1929). 5th dan Tomiki Aikido-BAA, 1989 [rank authenticated]. Also has practiced judo and kendo. Novelist and playwright. British Kayak Champion 500/1000 meters, 1949-50. Started judo in 1945 in Liverpool and aikido in 1962 under Senta YAMADA during his stay in London. Founder member of the BAA, elected Chairman in 1986. Instructor of the Skenfrith Aikido Club. Co-author of Aikido, A Dialogue of Movement (see bibl. ), and aikido correspondent for Fighting Arts International magazine. Skenfrith Aikido Club, c/o 1 Trelasdee Cottages, St. Weonards, Herefordshire HR2 8PU U. K. 09818 (St. Weonards) 497.