(b. 26 July 1938). 5th dan Aikikai. 6th dan judo, International Judo Federation. Teacher. B. in Tegelen. First taught judo by Morioka Sensei in 1953. Government diploma in physical education. Began aikido training in 1970 in the Netherlands and Germany. Chairman of National Aikido Committee of the Judo Bond Netherland. Dojos: Sporthal Pica Mare, Picardi 34. Gennep, and Sportschool Tan, Kraanvogelstraat 40, Venlo, Netherlands.