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JAPAN AIKIDO ASSOCIATION

(JAA). Nihon Aikido Kyokai, a TOMIKI AIKIDO organization formed in 1974 to provide the administrative direction for Kenji TOMIKI Sensei's aikido. Currently includes some 80 dojos in Japan, as well as affiliate groups in nine countries. On June 18, 1989 the JAA hosted the First International Sports Aikido Open Tournament, held in Tenri, Japan. Current chairman is Mrs. Fusae Tomiki, Tomiki Sensei's widow, chief executive officer is Riki KOGURE, and International Manager is Itsuo HABA. Japan Aikido Association, Yanokuchi 922, Inagi-shi, Tokyo 206 Japan.