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Ucelo Martial Arts Phoenix
Master Kikin Ucelo
"Martial arts is my passion." Kikin Ucelo
Mr. Luis "Kikin" Ucelo was born in March 1979, at his birth, his father and Master Miguel Ucelo, was already a black belt and owner of a Wado Ryu Karate School. With the objective of having always personal supervision over his son, GMaster Ucelo took him to the Karate School with him where he grew inside the Do-Jang seeing his father kick, punch and teach Martial Arts. Master Kikin had great experience at his short age, seeing his father so dedicated was and is for him the most influential model. He has also had the opportunity to to train under and with famous martial artists and Hollywood celebrities. In 1993, Master Kikin obtained his black belt and since then he started developing his teaching abilities, following his father/Masters' footsteps. Master Kikin Ucelo has an extensive competition background winning various awards, medals and trophies through out the years. Having won 1996 - 2000 the World United Martial Arts Championship in both forms and sparring as well as in Korea in 2009. Now he holds big pride in helping his students achieve their own victories, both in life as well as in the ring.
Master Kikin Ucelo opened the Ucelo Phoenix location in September of 2003, and is continuing to follow his dream and passion of teaching martial arts and keeping the UCELO name alive and strong. In 2012, Master Kikin Ucelo obtained his 5th. Dan in Tae Kwon Do and 5th. Dan in Hapkido, is also a Black belt in Karate Do and Kobudo, and also trains in the the art of Brazilian Jiu jitsu where he now holds a brown belt.