Alexis Berthot (2nd Dan):
Alexis Berthot (Nidan so Hombu) has trained in Aikido for over 12 years and is a qualified black belt in both Aikikai and Kokikai traditions of Aikido. He has trained at the University of New South Wales Dojo under the instructions of Sensei Allen Iu (5th Dan) and now trains at the Central Coast Aikikai under Sensei Colin Hackett (6th dan Aikikai so Hombu). Alexis grew up in France and practised Judo as a child. Alexis works in coastal and oceanography science and consulting. Some of his other passions include surfing and windsurfing.