Aikido Journal Home » Encyclopedia » GAMBELL, TOM Aiki News Japan

GAMBELL, TOM

(b. 1947). 6th dan Aikikai. Aikido instructor. First taught by Stanley PRANIN in September 1974 in Monterey, California. Trained in IWAMA under Morihiro SAITO for eight months in 1980-81. Managing editor of AIKI NEWS from 1980-81. Served as secretary of AIKIDO ASSOCIATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA from August 1987 to 1990. Owner and chief instructor of a dojo in Oakland. East Bay Aikido, 1446 Leimert Blvd, Oakland, CA 94602 USA (415)531-0303.