(b. 1945). 5th dan Aikikai. M. A. in Spanish from University of California at Los Angeles in 1968. Magazine editor. Fluent in Japanese. First taught YOSHINKAN AIKIDO by Virgil CRANK in August 1962 in Lomita, California. Later began AIKIKAI HOMBU-style under Isao TAKAHASHI. Promoted to 1st dan in August 1965, 2nd dan in 1967, 3rd dan in 1973, 4th dan in 1976, and 5th dan in 1983. Taught aikido in various locations in Northern and Southern California from 1965-1977. Founder and editor of AIKI NEWS, established 1974. Represented Northern California at inaugural INTERNATIONAL AIKIDO FEDERATION Congress held in Tokyo in 1976. Relocated to Japan in August 1977 where he published Aiki News and later Aikido Journal, the latter now an online publication. Editor of Aikido Masters and
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