(b. 17 July 1935). 6th dan Tomiki Aikido, 1987-JAA [rank authenticated]; 2nd dan Yoshinkan Aikido, 1966 [rank authenticated]. Employed by U. S. Marshal's Service. Began practice of jujutsu c. 1958 and aikido shortly thereafter. Certified as an instructor of TOMIKI AIKIDO by Kenji TOMIKI. Established the Tomiki Aikido Blackbelt Federation (Midwest Yudanshakai) in 1978. Presently teaches aikido and self-defense to law enforcement officers. U. S. Tomiki Aikido Blackbelt Federation, 5525 W. Giddings St. , Chicago, IL 60630 USA (312)545-3275.