Our karate family invites you to join us to develop the highest level of technical and philosophical skills in Traditional and Sport 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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2020 Gasshuku will take place on September 16-18 at IMA HQ and Zoom. We will be celebrating the 28th anniversary of Gasshuku in a totally different environment than traditional get-away and in the mountain. This will be in-person (& zoom) event since the start of the pandemic, and we look forward to your participation to keep the event beneficial and safe for everyone.Let’s enjoy some quality training together, stay motivated and be engaged.This year event will include multiple sessions and divided by two levels, with focus of agility, kumite and kata drills to help developing speed and power in kata … more »
Over 30 students and instructors endured 8 hours of training and testing Saturday, February 26th, as part of their black belt progression. In addition to multiple members of the IMA family earning advanced black belts through many years of dedicated training, one member of our family was also awarded the title of Sensei – making this that weekend one of the most memorable in IMA’s long history. A special congratulations to Sensei Kelara Madani for achieving her Sandan, 3rd degree black belt and earning the title of Sensei! Thanks also to all of the black belts and instructors who helped … more »
USA Karate team trial will take place this coming Saturday January 15, in Colorado Springs, CO. The team selection take place in two phases. First phase competition will be in the morning with kata male and female and followed by two male and female kumite heavy weights. The afternoon session will consist of the 3 remaining kumite categories. This competition will be among the top 6 athletes from national competition. This selection will be for top athlete who will represent USA karate in international competition in 2022 including Pan American championship and many more. Our own Kamran Madani will represent … more »