News & Events: IMA Worldwide Newsletters

Rocky Mountain Gasshuku

The IMA Gasshuku is returning to The Inn at Silver Creek in Granby, Colorado on Sept. 28-30 2018. The Inn at Silver Creek is 110 miles west of Denver International Airport. The approximately two-hour drive from the airport along I-70 and US-40 West takes you into the Rocky Mountains on your way to Granby. We have invited some previous year instructors as well as some new instructors to make this camp another memorable event for everyone. Reservation and Rates: It is recommended that each individual (or family) planning to attend the Gasshuku call The Inn at SilverCreek to make their … more »

World University Championships

FISU, the official world university organization hosted the 2018 world university championship in Kobe, Japan from July 19-22, 2018. USA was represented by 8 athletes in this high prestige and intense competition. Participants from all over the world competed in their category with restriction of being a college/university student in their country and could not exceed 25 years old age. Our own Kamran represented USA Karate in -84Kg. He defeated his opponent from Czech Republic, Poland and Kosovo in the elimination to make his way to final match against Australia. In his final match which was live televised by Japan … more »

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 »

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