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SAKAI, KINUYO さかいきぬよ

(b. 1 January 1947). B. Tokyo. 6th dan Tomiki Aikido-JAA, 1983 [rank authenticated], 5th dan judo, 4th dan jodo; also practices t'ai chi ch'uan. Judo and aikido instructor. Began aikido at age 15 at the Aoyama Wrestling Center under Tsuneko MIYAKE, Hideo OHBA, and Kenji TOMIKI. Currently teaches judo at the Budokan School and aikido at Junshin Girls' High School and Okubo Sports Kaikan in Tokyo. A Director of the JAPAN AIKIDO ASSOCIATION. Sports Kaikan Aikido Club, 2-23-25 Hyakunin-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169 Japan (03)364-0101.