Hiroaki Sensei was born in November 1965 in Tokyo. He started his Aikido career at a young age under the instruction of his father Yasuo Kobayashi Sensei 8th Dan Aikikai. He has also been quite an academic studying Chinese language in Takusoku university in Tokyo. Followed by International development in graduate school of Kyorin university in Tokyo. He was also in Taiwan studying Chinese for one year and in Canada and the USA studying English for 13 months.
Hiroaki Sensei is currently Dojo-Cho head of Kobayashi Dojos. Hiroaki Sensei has taught all over the world including Indonesia for two years in 1989-91, Poland for six months in 1993, Hungary two times a year (Easter camp and summer camp), and the UK. Also once in Germany, Finland and Sweden.
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