Urban Aldenklint, 7 dan, Shihan. Born in 1954. Started to train Aikido in 1977 in Nakaima Aikido Club. Trained much for Ichimura sensei and Igarashi-sensei, in 1980 went to Japan for nearly a year full time training. Upon returning home in 1981 started the Urban and Ulf Linde club to develop what they had learned in Aikido Kobayashi Dojo and Hombu Dojo. Urban has traveled and trained extensively abroad and has a well-spread network of contacts around the world. Urban is the Iyasaka club's chairman and chief instructor.