(b. 12 April 1951). 5th dan Yoshinkan Aikido. Management consultant. Began training in 1974 in Toronto, Canada. Taught until 1985 by Takeshi KIMEDA and Takashi KUSHIDA. Then trained at the YOSHINKAN AIKIDO Hombu Dojo in Tokyo (1985-87). Graduate of a nine-month Yoshinkan instructor's course in 1986. Instructor and co-founder of Halton Hills Yoshinkan Aikido Association. Mr. Alister Thomson, 17 Park Avenue, Acton, Ontario L7J 1Y3 Canada (519)853-2040.