Nick interviews Jacques Payet

I’m making a Wikipedia article about Payet-sensei, and I needed some information about him.  Roommate Nick kindly obliged by doing a short interview of Payet-sensei and e-mailing it to me.

 

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n*****@i.softbank.jp <n*****@i.softbank.jp>
To: Chris <chris**************@gmail.com>
Fri, Sep 5, 2014 at 5:54 PM
>Is your date of birth 24 August 1957?
YES

> ­­­ Which university did you attend in France? What is your major and degree?
UNIVERSITY OF LYON
CERAM SOPHIA­ANTIPOLIS NICE
BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

> ­­­ When did you serve in the French army (year/month – year/month)?
AUGUST 1979 SEPTEMBER 1980

> ­­­ Besides jujutsu and karate, did you study budo in France before
NO JUST THESE 2

> moving to Japan? If you want them reported, which
> organizations/schools did you attend and what ranks did you achieve?
I WENT DIRECTLY TO THE KOGANEI HONBU DOJO AND STARTED AIKIDO AS A BEGINNER THERE

> ­­­ When were you appointed a staff instructor at hombu (year/month)?
1983

> ­­­ At hombu, you worked on the Aikido Yoshinkan International
> newsletter. Did you have any other special responsibilities besides
> this and senshusei?
INTERPRETER FOR FOREIGN VISITORS, CORRESPONDANCE IN ENGLISH…

> ­­­ You lived as an uchideshi at the Yoshinkan over two periods—once
> when you first moved to Japan and again after returning to Japan after
> living in France. What years were these?
1980­1985 THEN 1989­1993

> ­­­ You organized the first International Senshusei Course to be run
> alongside the riot police. ­­­­ What years were you involved with
> running the Senshusei Course?
1990­1993

> ­­­ Which years did you live in France/teach aikido in France?
1986­1987

> ­­­ Which years did you live in the United States/teach aikido in the US?
2000­2005

> ­­­ Have you lived anywhere else besides Reunion, France, Japan, and the USA?
UK LONDON 1987­1988

> ­­­ When did you move to Kyoto (year/month)?
MAY 2005

> ­­­ When did you start teaching aikido in Kyoto (year/month)?
UNFORMALLY 2007

> ­­­ When was Mugenjuku established (year/month)?
> MARCH 2009

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