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Rocky Mountain Championship

The “2018 Rocky Mountain Championship” date is set for May 5-6. The 24th anniversary of this championship promise to be even greater than previous years and with many other states and international confirming their participation, will provide another unique opportunity for all ages to have a great competition. Whether a junior, senior or master competitor, you will most certainly find this tournament a wonderful experience. Plan on also participating at the Referee Course on Saturday to get updated of the newest rules of competition as well as sharpen your technique for the competition by participating at the unique Kumite clinic … more »

Good Luck Kamran

The second phase of USA Karate senior team selection will take place on January 13, 2018 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The top 6 competitors from last national championship will meet again this coming Saturday to claim their spot on the 2018 USA team for Pan American championship in Chile and World championship in Spain. Our own IMA member, Kamran Madani will be among the competitors in -84 kg. He won gold medal in 2017 national championship and now he has to defeat 6 other competitors to once again represent USA in the two major competitions for 2018. For those of … more »

Rocky Mountain Gasshuku

Our 23rd Annual Rocky Mountain Gasshuku, took place at Silver Creek Inn in Granby, Colorado; home of our first gasshuku and the many years that followed. Mother Nature smiled upon our return providing participants from several dojos in Colorado, Utah, Nevada, California, Missouri, Texas, New York, Kansas, New Jersey, Arizona, California and Florida with beautiful weather for training. On Friday and Saturday, students worked hard learning new kata, sparring and self-defense drills. Saturday evening was a warm gathering of close to 170 students and their families and instructors for dinner, a talent show, and dancing. Our Elite and Agility kumite … more »

World Championship

The 23rd World Karate Championship was held on Oct. 26-30, 2016 in Linz, Austria. The competition had the break record number of participants. Over 1100 top competitors from more than 120 countries across the Globe came together to compete in the first world championship after acceptance of karate as Olympic sport for Tokyo 2020. The United States was represented with US team members across the nation who worked hard to represent USA in this prestigious competition. Regretfully, only women US team could stand on the podium and claim the bronze medal in the women team kumite. Kamran Madani, who was … more »

Thank you to everyone who Participated in the 22nd Annual Rocky Mountain Gasshuku

For our 22nd Annual Rocky Mountain Gasshuku, we returned to the Inn at Silvercreek in Granby, Colorado; home of our first gasshuku and the many years that followed. Mother Nature smiled upon our return providing participants from several dojos in Colorado, Utah, Nevada, California, Missouri, Texas, New York, Kansas, Minnesota, Arizona, California and Florida with beautiful weather for training. On Friday and Saturday, students worked hard learning new kata, sparring and self-defense drills. Saturday evening was a warm gathering of close to 170 students and their families and instructors for dinner, a talent show, and dancing. Our Elite and Agility … more »

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