(b. 8 June 1946). 6th dan Aikikai. Aikido teacher; fiction writer. B. in New York, NY. First taught Aikido by Isao TAKAHASHI in 1971. General Secretary of the United States Aikido Federation, Western Region. Affiliated with USAF and BIRANKAI INTERNATIONAL. Chief Instructor of Eastshore Aikikai, El Sobrante, California.