Our karate family invites you to join us to develop the highest level of technical and philosophical skills in Traditional Japanese Shotokan karate. We welcome dojos, clubs, and other organizations to learn about our unique methods of teaching karate for all ages and abilities.
If you are looking for strong and non-political karate organization, the International Martialarts Association (I.M.A) has built a reputation for producing students and instructors of the highest standards for over 20 years.
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Join us on June 29th as we once again celebrate those junior and senior IMA students who will be testing for their next level of black belt. The Dan testing will start at 8:30am and will last until about 3:00pm. Everyone is encouraged to come by the dojo and support the students during their testing. And please note: the normally scheduled youth and adult classes will not be held on this day. Following the Dan testing, all IMA members and their families are invited to join us for a potluck celebration picnic at the Community Park in Louisville. The picnic … more »
The Dojo will be closed for regular classes on Saturday, May 18th for Kyu Belt Testing. If your current belt level is white through orange/white stripe, your testing time is 9:30am. If your current belt level is full orange belt (and up), your testing time is 11:30am. All students who are testing must be at the Dojo at least 15 minutes prior to your testing time. If you or your child are testing, please pick up an application at the Dojo and return it no later than Thursday, May 16th. Applications will not be accepted on testing day. Please check … more »
A video created by an IMA Competition Team (IMACT) Parent, documenting the team’s progress from early training in January through their performances in the 2013 USA Open and Junior International Cup Tournaments in Las Vegas.