News & Events: General Announcements

Kyu Belt Testing on Saturday, May 17, 2014

belt progression for IMA Karate in Louisville, Colorado

The Dojo will be closed for regular classes on Saturday, May 17th 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 15th. Applications will not be accepted on testing day. Please check … more »

May 2014 Newsletter

A Note from Mr. M I would like to congratulate all the competitors who competed in the Rocky Mountain Championship (IMA World Championship) on May 4, 2014, from Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Northern California, Southern California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, and Wisconsin, and from other countries, El Salvador and Venezuela. I am honored and proud to congratulate Mr. Patrick Richoux for being awarded 7th dan, the first in our IMA history, as well as the title of “Kyoshi”. Kyoshi Richoux has over 45 years of martial arts … more »

We Need Your Help at the Rocky Mountain Championship

The 19th Annual Rocky Mountain Championship is fast approaching!  This world class competition and national qualifier will host competitors from all over the nation, including Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, and Wisconsin. You can go to www.rockymountainchampionship.com for more information, online registration, referee course information and a direct link to make your hotel reservations. In order to prepare ourselves for this event, IMA is depending once again on all of its members to help with set up and break down of over 500 pieces of mats, 70 … more »

April 2014 Newsletter

A Note from Mr. M This has been a very busy month for us. It started off with two tournaments (March 2): IMA Goshin-Ryu’s New York International Open Championship, where I served as Chief Referee, and the Arizona Championship in Phoenix, where Shihan Madani served as Chief Referee and presented a referee course with certification. The following weekend (March 8) we had one of the largest Honbu dojo kyu testing since 2005. Click this link to download the full PDF version of the April 2014 newsletter.

Scorekeeping Seminar, Saturday April 12th from 12:30 to 2:30

Would you like to have a better understanding of how to read the flags and hand signals from the judges and referees at tournaments? Thinking about volunteering as a scorekeeper during our Rocky Mountain Championship in May, but would feel more comfortable with some training first? Our scorekeeping seminar will be held on Saturday, April 12th from 12:30 to 2:30 PM at the dojo and everyone is invited to attend! Even if you have attended one or several before, please come and be part of it. You can help answer questions, share your experiences, and give tips and advice while … more »

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