Nebi Vural Sensei was born on September 29, 1951, near the Kars city, Turkey. At the age of 15, he started his martial arts way with the Karate in Ankara. He practiced for 7 years and moved to Judo and Jujutsu until he moved to France to study.
This is where he met Aikido and a big reason to make a life decision was a small-sized man named Nobuyoshi Tamura which he met in 1973. Nebi still feels like a Tamura’s disciple and successor.
Vural Sensei managed to travel to Japan several times at different schools to improve his Aikido skills. During these and others trips of his life he managed to collect experience from Kisshomaru and Moriteru Ueshiba, Kisaburo Osawa, Sodateru Arikawa, Rinjiro Shirata, Morihiro Saito, Mutsuro Nakazono, Norihiko Ichihashi, Mutsuro Nakazono, Kazuo Chiba, Yoshimitsu Yamada, Masatomi Ikeda, Toshikazu Ichimura, Mitsunari Kanai, Masando Sasaki, Seiichi Sugano and others.
Sensei lives in France and gives regular lessons at the Dojo in the Blois city. He has a very busy seminar schedule. Cuba, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Israel, Turkey, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany and a lot of them in the different cities of France.
Along with being the Technical Director of Turkey Aikido and Budo Federation, Sensei has been the French Aikido Federation’s eminent Technical Director since 1985. He was awarded an Aikido diploma by the French Government and currently is the Technical Adviser for the various countries.