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WAITE, JOHN

(b. March 30, 1931). 6th dan Tomiki Aikido, 1983-JAA; 5th dan judo. School teacher. Began aikido in 1959 under Senta YAMADA at the London Judo Society. Founder member of the BRITIH AIKIDO ASSOCIATION, and National Coach for that organization during the 1970s. Currently chairman of the BRITISH AIKIDO COUNCIL, an independent organization within the BAA. Teaches at the Tooting Leisure Centre and the Sutton Martial Arts Centre. Mr. John Waite, 7 Woodbury Street, London SW17 9RD England (081)672-5205.