Mr. Roland Dumlao
At a young age, Head Instructor/Owner Roland Dumlao began studying Tae Kwon Do under the guidance of Sa Bah Nim Ron Rinker, who studied under the tutelage of Master William Kim (a student of Grandmaster Hae Yun Kim). After spending seven years in the Tae Kwon Do system, Mr. Dumlao then shifted to the Martial Arts style of Armas De Mano.Under the tutelage of Master Nestor Ylagan and Head Instructor Robert DeSimoni, Mr. Dumlao would go on to receive his black belt at the age of 19. Master Ylagan studied Shotokan and Arnis under Grandmaster Villenueva before coming to the United States in 1969. He then furthered his Arnis knowledge under Grandmaster Presas in the Philippines. Mr. Dumlao holds an A.A. degree in Liberal Studies and is a qualified Early Childhood Teacher. He has been working with kids since the age of 15. He has taught karate for more than ten years and worked as a mentor at several after school programs. Some of his accomplishments include running his own summer program and competing in national level sport karate tournaments. He has trained and molded dozens of #1 rated sport karate sparring divisional champions and grand champions since 1999. In 2003, under the rigorous training of Instructor Ernest Frohm, Mr. Dumlao received his 2nd Degree Black Belt in American Karate from Master Daythan Taylor. Roland is also one of the
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Coaches for the Adult BJJ and Youth BJJ classes at Dumlao's Academy.
Mr. Lando Dumlao
Mr. Lando Dumlao is the adult karate and kata competition coach at Dumlao's Karate. He has trained many sport karate kata champions in the local and national tournament circuit since 1999. He received his martial arts and kata training from Master Nestor Ylagan. His teaching experience includes instruction in adult karate, Arnis, and Kuboton self defense seminars. Learn Adult self-defense and experience a whole different aspect of martial arts.
Mr. Sean Dumlao
Mr. Sean Dumlao has more than 15 years teaching experience in the Martial Arts. He studied Tae Kwon Do under Sa Bah Nim Ron Rinker and Armas De Mano under Master Nestor Ylagan. For six years he obtained sparring training from Instructor Jesse Folks. He specializes in youth sparring. At Dumlao's he instructs Youth and Adult Sparring Classes as well as the lead in our Cardio Karate Program. Mr. Sean Dumlao is also the Program Director for our After School Pick-Up Program which started in November 2005.
Mr. Jason Albini
Jason Albini has been in the martial arts since the age of 7 and began teaching in 2010. One of the major philosophies Jason lives by is that success is not to be pursued, it's to be attracted by the person we become. With that, he strives to help kids, teens, and adults live in fulfillment, prosperity, and achieve their goals by becoming great human beings at Dumlao's Martial Arts and in their everyday life.
Mr. Greg Pearson
Mr. Pearson brings over 30 years of combined boxing and martial arts
experience to the Dumlao's Martial Arts Team of Instructors. Mr. Pearson
started boxing in 1977 in Vallejo, CA under the tutelage of
championship boxing coach, Skip L'Esperance. He got his first exposure
to the national scene in 1978 by competing in the Junior Olympics, has
won several amateur titles and represented the U.S. in 1983. Mr. Pearson
turned pro in 1987, turning in an 8 and 0 record, with 6 wins coming by
way of KO. In 1988, while living in Germany, he turned his attention to
the increasingly popular fighting style of Muay Thai Kick Boxing. All
the while maintaining a strong footing in Boxing, becoming the Army
Boxing Coach for the 11 th ACR in Fulda, Germany. In 1991, Mr. Pearson
received the honor of “Coach of the Year” for his efforts in coaching 7
boxers to the IV Corps Boxing Championship in Frankfurt, Germany. He is a
sought-after trainer to pro camps and striking coach for several top
MMA and Muay Thai fighters. He is a certified master fitness instructor,
certified Muay Thai instructor, certified self-defense and defensive
tactics instructor and a USA certified boxing coach. Mr. Pearson teaches
the Fighter Conditioning Class (FCC) along with Mr. Roland Dumlao at
Coach Bryant Pangelinan
was born in Germany, while his father was in the military. His family
originates from the island of Guam. Having lived and traveled all over
the world, his family settled in the East Bay of Northern California.
Bryant attended De La Salle high school and wrestled
for the Spartans. He later finished college at Saint Mary's in Moraga,
and began his JiuJitsu journey in 2003. He pursued a career in Law
Enforcement and served as a patrol officer and also a Recruit Training
Bryant was awarded his Blackbelt in 2012. He followed
his dream of opening an academy, and in 2014, Sabre JiuJitsu was
established. A year after opening the academy, he was awarded his First
Degree by Carlos Sapao in 2015.
9 Time No Gi Worlds medalist
37 time IBJJF medalist as a blackbelt
Pan No Gi blackbelt Champion
3X No Gi Worlds Champion
And other titles at Blackbelt include...
3X IBJJF American National GI Silver Medalist
IBJJF American National No GI Bronze Medalist
IBJJF European No Gi Championships Silver Medalist
San Francisco Open Champion
Houston Open Champion
Houston Open Absolute Runner Up
Asian Open Champion
Las Vegas Open Champion
Triple Gold Chicago Open Champion
American Cup Champion
All Star Challenge Absolute Champion
S7 Grappling No Gi Expert Champion
US Open Silver Medalist
Rome Open Silver Medalist
KO finisher Superfight Competitor
Five Grappling 8 man Black Belt Competitor
Marianas Open Invitational blackbelt competitor
Fight to Win Superfight competitor
Gracie Nationals Black Belt SuperFight Champion
Brew-Jitsu Black Belt SuperFight Winner
Renee is one of the
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Coaches for the Adult, Youth & Women's Jiu-Jitsu class at DA.
Renee is also the Office Manager & owner at DA, along with her husband Roland.
DMA BLACK BELTS
Ms. Lenissa Dumlao
Mr. Rogelio Vista Jr.
Mr. Jeremy Narag
Ms. Jasmine Naraja
Mr. Kyle Sasai
Mr. Alex Anaya
Mr. Allen Paulo
Ms. Loralie Yumang
Mr. Chris Zelnik
Mr. Ariel Jacob
Mr. Jamal Albini
Ms. Samantha Padua
Mr. Gabriel R., Jr.
Ms. Marissa Rojas
Ms. Nicole Z.
Mr. Nick C.
Mr. Brady Clemmons
Mr. Mario Schuchart Jr.
June 28, 2014:
From Left to Right: Angela Mendoza, Christina Mendoza, Veronica Padua, Kealani Remigio, Loralie Yumang, Sean Dumlao, Mario Schuchart Jr., Jamal Albini, Desiree Anaya, Jasmine Miyamoto, Kyle Remigio, Roland Dumlao (Head Instructor), Jon-Jon Naraja, Josh Naraja, Jason Albini, Steve Harrah (not pictured), Devin Williamson (not pictured)
June 21, 2016:
Kayla Miyamoto, Alexus Rodriguez, Alexa Vergil, Francesca Llorente
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