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.
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2021 Gasshuku will take place on October 2-3, at IMA HQ and Zoom. We will be celebrating the 27th anniversary of Gasshuku in a totally different environment than previous years. This is our first 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.Join us for this in-person or zoom 2021 Gasshuku. Let’s enjoy some quality training together. Our goal is that despite COVID-19 events like this will give karate-ka additional motivation to stay engaged and to keep training.This year event will include multiple … more »
The IMA Family offers its sincere congratulations to everyone who successfully earned new black belt designations on June 26th! Over 25 students and instructors endured 8 hours of training and testing past Saturday 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 were also awarded the rank of Nanadan (7th degree black Belt) – making the weekend one of the most memorable in IMA’s long history. Jr. Black Belts Mady Forsberg Lucan Sewall Asher Echery Connor Swanson Shodan … more »
Dear members and parents, The recent spike in virus cases in our state has come with the importance of following new restricted guidelines. Luckily, our dojo space has allowed us to keep distance from each other while still being able to provide instruction to all students. We have also increased the number of online instructors as some of our members have decided to attend via Zoom. Whether you chose to move online or continue coming to the dojo, we are committed to providing you with the best instruction possible. On another note, due to cold weather conditions and dojo window … more »