Contact Info

8532 SW 8th Street
Suite 282
Miami FL 33144

305.264.1773 dojo
786.245.9035 cell
gcaikikai@gmail.com

Gold Coast Aikikai is a member of the United States Aikido Federation (USAF).

 

 


 
 

WEE-WOW DUMLAO, ROKUDAN (6th degree) - The founder and Chief Instructor of Gold Coast Aikikai is Wee-wow Dumlao, Rokudan (6th degree black belt) and Shidoin (Certified Instructor), affiliated with the United States Aikido Federation (USAF) under the direction of Yoshimitsu Yamada Shihan.

Wee-wow Sensei began her study of Aikido in November of 1985 at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. She continued her training in Miami Florida, and remains active in her martial arts training under various Shihans and Shidoins from the US, Canada, Japan, and Europe. She has also conducted seminars in the US, Canada, and Latin America.

Having cross-trained in the Filipino Martial Arts and Ju-jitsu, her style of Aikido practice is very intensive and practical, while retaining the fluid and graceful motions characteristic of Aikido techniques.

   
 

MAITE AZCOITIA, YONDAN (4th degree) - Maite has been training in Aikido since 1996 and currently holds the rank of Yondan (4th degree black belt) and Fukushidoin (Certified Assistant Instructor) with the United States Aikido Federation (USAF) under the direction of Yoshimitsu Yamada Shihan.

She is one of the founding members of Gold Coast Aikikai and teaches at the dojo on a regular basis. She is also responsible for the administrative functions of the dojo. In addition to teaching and attending classes at the dojo, she regularly attends seminars conducted by various Shihans and Shidoins.

   
 

EVELYN ACOSTA, SANDAN (3rd degree) - Evelyn began her Aikido training in 2002 and currently holds the rank of Sandan (3rd degree).

Evelyn is a dedicated student and attends seminars conducted by various Shihans and Shidoins. She helps with administrative duties at the dojo and teaches classes weekly.

     

ASSISTANT INSTRUCTORS

 

 

 

FREDDIE DEL PINO
NIDAN
(2nd Degree Black)

MARCOS MENENDEZ
NIDAN
(2nd Degree Black)

ALEX MILTON
NIDAN
(2nd Degree Black)