News & Events: Competition Team News
A big, heartfelt congratulations go out to Maya Wasowicz and Manuel Tavares from IMA Goshin Ryu, and David Muhammad from IMA Integrity Martial Arts Academy who qualified to be members of the 2014 USA Senior National Team this past weekend in Chicago. David Muhammad (Male Elite Kumite -84) 2nd Place Maya Wasowicz (Female Elite Kumite +68) 2nd Place and (Female Elite Open Weight Kumite) 2nd Place Manuel Tavares (Male Elite Kumite -67) 2nd Place As members of the 2014 USA Senior National Team, Maya, Manuel and David will be attending two championships. The North American Cup will be held in … more »
I.M.A. Honbu dojo was represented by 15 athletes at the 2013 USA Karate National Championships and Team Trials in Greenville, South Carolina. Ewan Albright, Alex Quiachon, Kamran & Kelara Madani, Lily Martinelli, Alex Matsumoto, David Muhammad, Kate and Kurt Nakasato, Jake Peters, Brandon and Kyle Sheridan, Zachary Smith Ken Umezono and Keon ZiaShakeri, trained for many extra hours at the dojo to prepare themselves for this intense competition. Each I.M.A. competition team member had an outstanding performance. Four of our team members placed on the USA Team and will represent United States Karate in the upcoming Junior Pan American Championship … more »
A video created by an IMA Competition Team (IMACT) Parent, documenting the team’s progress from early training in January through their performances in the 2013 USA Open and Junior International Cup Tournaments in Las Vegas.
Please help us raise money by eating Pizza! Just place any dine in or take out order with Double D’s Sourdough Pizza on Thursday March 7th and Double D’s Pizza will donate 15% of these sales to the IMA Competition Karate Team. Please be sure to mention that you are ordering to help raise money for IMA and tell your friends to order too. It is easy to help! You can Dine-in or Take Out at both locations: Broomfield location: 535 Zang St. (By Chrsity Sports Flatirons) Broomfield, Tel: 303-665-5006. Westminister Location: 5160 W. 120th Ave. #K (Sheridan Crossing), Westminister, … more »
I.M.A. Honbu dojo was represented by 7 athletes at the 2012 USA Karate National Championship and Team Trial. Since the end of the school year, Ken Umezono, Kamran & Kelara Madani, Kate Nakasato, Jax & Lily Martinelli and Alex Matsumoto spent many extra days at the dojo and trained to prepare themselves for this intense competition. Each member of the team had an outstanding performance but due to the intensity of some of the divisions and large number of competitors in each division, some of the I.M.A. competitors were not as successful as others. However, half of the I.M.A. competition … more »