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HIGASHI, NOBUYOSHI 東信義

(b. 1937). 6th dan Tomiki Aikido-JAA, 7th dan Kodokan Judo. Professional martial arts instructor. Began aikido training in 1960 at Kokushikan University, Tokyo, under Kenji TOMIKI and Tsuneko MIYAKE. Founder of the U. S. Tomiki Aikido Association, 1976. Author of numerous books on aikido, judo, jujutsu and karate (see bibl. ). Kokushi Budo Institute of New York, Inc. , 331 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10025 USA (212)866-6777. Michio Hikitsuchi