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KIMEDA, TAKESHI

(b. 22 February 1941). 7th dan Yoshinkan Aikido. Aikido instructor. Graduate of Meiji Gakuin and captain of his university aikido club (1963-64). Taught in California and Michigan in 1964 before moving to Ontario to begin teaching YOSHINKAN AIKIDO in Canada the same year. Kimeda is the senior Yoshinkan Aikido instructor in Canada and maintains close ties with Yoshinkan Aikido Hombu Dojo. Teaches in Southern Ontario. National Headquarters Aikido Yoshinkan Canada, 31 Broadview Ave. , Toronto, Ontario, Canada (416)461-6629.