Serge Beraud Sensei has almost 40 years of experience in Aikido including 5 years at the Hombu dojo in Tokyo between 1987 and 1991 where he also learnt Japanese language. He obtained his 2nd Dan in Japan practicing under the guidance of teachers such as the late Doshu Kisshomaru Ueshiba, Yamaguchi sensei, Osawa sensei and Endo sensei. From 1994 with a National Sports teacher diploma, he became an instructor in France under the guidance of Christian Tissier Shihan and was a member of the Grading Committee of the French Federation. He was promoted to 5th Dan in 2013. Serge has been living and working in Singapore since 2006.