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(b. 1944). 4th dan Tomiki Aikido-JAA. Sociologist and regional planner. Began training at the Sportschool Bontje in the Hague, the Netherlands in 1973 under John Bontje. Spent seven months in Japan beginning in the spring of 1974 and trained with the WASEDA UNIVERSITY AIKIDO CLUB under Kenji TOMIKI and Hideo OHBA, from whom he received his 1st dan. Also traveled to Japan in 1983 and 1989. Head instructor of the Ryodokai, three clubs located in and near the Hague. Founding member of the EUROPEAN AIKIDO ASSOCIATION, and present Chairman. Ryodokai, c/o Frits van Gulick, Juliana van Stolberglaan 385, Den Haag, 2595 CK The Netherlands (31)070-855130.