Yaman Sensei started training in Aikido over 20 years ago. He has practiced with several well known sensei's. He has even traveled to Japan in search of further instruction. On his return he opened several different dojo's in Europe and managed them.
After his 2nd Dan, he met with Christian Tissier Shihan and chose to follow him as his student. Later on he represented Christian Tissier Shihan in Universities in countries like Turkey, Belarus, Macedonia, Ukraine, Moldova and Russia. Many of his prior students now have many different Dan degrees awarded by Christian Tissier Shihan. Some of these students now have their own dojos.
He has followed Christian Tissier Shihan in seminars all over the world for the past 10 years. He still pursues his studies in Aikido.
He represents Shihan Christian Tissier in the East Coast of USA.
He has initiated Aikido programs in Sports Academies and in Recreation Departments and taught Aikido at Theatre Departments of universities and other education institutions for students to develop their skills.