Sensei Frank McGouirk, 6th Dan
McGouirk was promoted to first-dan in 1965 by Koichi Tohei Sensei. McGouirk
founded Aikido-Ai of Southern California, Inc. in 1981. He received Tai Chi
certification from Grand Master Sifu Y. M. Cheng in 1981. He co-founded the
Whittier Dharma Kai Zen Center with Zen Master Ji Bong in 1983 and
currently is the center's Abbot. McGouirk studied Qigong at Huaxia Zhineng
Hospital in China. He received Qigong certification in 1998 from Qigong Master
Luke Chan. McGouirk has hosted the Mt. Baldy Zen Center Aikido-Ai Memorial
weekend retreat for the past 30 years.
pleased to be associated with his teacher, Frank Doran, and proud of his son,
Billy McGouirk, 5th Dan, who is also Doran's student.