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 experience and has been with IMA close to 20 years. His dojo is located in Houston, Texas.
Also, a special thank you to our national and international referees, and our staff who came together to make this championship the greatest ever.