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News & Events: Featured

Pan Am Games Gold Medal

USA Karate Press release: Kamran has been awarded the gold medal after originally finishing second at the 2019 Pan American Games. Madani’s medal reallocation has come about after first place Colombia was disqualified after a positive anti-doping violation. Kamran: What a way to start the year! After recent events, I have been informed that the original gold medalist from the Pan American Games was stripped of his medal, making me the new gold medalist! This is work outside of my power, and is a product of the continous positive energy my family and friends show me every single day. All … more »

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

“Another fresh new year is here . . . Another year to live! To banish worry, doubt, and fear, To love and laugh and give! Happy New Year! Dojo will be closed for regular classes from Dec. 24 through Jan. 1. We will resume classes from Jan. 2, 2020.

WKF Jr. World Championship

IMA is so proud of our two World championship representatives, Emre Kivanc and Kelara Madani who competed in last week of October in Santiago, Chile. The circumstance due to the internal and anti government protest was not usual however the US athletes and our IMA members did their best of performance in a very intense competition. Over 90 countries and more than 1400 athletes from entire glob were present in this championship. Emre and Kelara did work extremely hard for the last weeks prior to the competition but came short of standing on the podium. We are of proud of … more »

Rocky Mountain Gasshuku

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The 25th Rocky Mountain Gasshuku is returning to The Inn at Silver Creek in Granby, Colorado on Oct. 4-6, 2019. 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 … more »

USA Karate Magazine

Our own Kamran Madani was on cover page of last USA Karate magazine. The article has some fine pictures of him and an interview. To download and read the entire magazine please click: USA Karate Magazine In addition of his fine performance in Japan, Kamran also represented USA Karate in recent world championship in Madrid, Spain. He defeated his opponent from Taipei and Germany and came short of point with Iran. His Iranian opponent later lost in semi final against Ukraine which took away Kamran chance of fighting for repechange and bronze medal. He also fought in team Kumite against … more »