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(b. March 1936). 7th dan Yoseikan Aikido. B. Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture. Graduate in Veterinary Science of Nihon University. Eldest son of Minoru MOCHIZUKI. Spent 1957-1958 in France as a university student at which time he also taught karate and YOSEIKAN BUDO. Returned to France in 1964 to oversee the instruction of Yoseikan Budo after the death of Jim ALCHEIK. After participating in various French martial arts organizations, Mochizuki's group, now called Yoseikan Budo, reached an agreement with the F