(b. 26 August 1946). 7th Dan Aikikai (1995). Martial arts instructor. B. in Toulouse, France. First taught judo and aikido by Pierre Brousse in 1963. Trained for five and one-half years at AIKIKAI HOMBU DOJO studying particularly under Kisshomaru UESHIBA and Seigo YAMAGUCHI. Became a student of Michio HIKITSUCHI of Shingu, Wakayama Prefecture in 1975. Also studied JODO under Shigehiro Matsumura receiving 7th Dan Shindo Muso-ryu Jojutsu and Masakatsu Bojitsu under Michio Hikitsuchi being awarded 5th dan. Author of A
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