News & Events: General Announcements

Thank you to everyone who Participated in the 22nd Annual Rocky Mountain Gasshuku

For our 22nd Annual Rocky Mountain Gasshuku, we returned to the Inn at Silvercreek in Granby, Colorado; home of our first gasshuku and the many years that followed. Mother Nature smiled upon our return providing participants from several dojos in Colorado, Utah, Nevada, California, Missouri, Texas, New York, Kansas, Minnesota, Arizona, California and Florida with beautiful weather for training. On Friday and Saturday, students worked hard learning new kata, sparring and self-defense drills. Saturday evening was a warm gathering of close to 170 students and their families and instructors for dinner, a talent show, and dancing. Our Elite and Agility … more »

Rocky Mountain Gasshuku

The IMA Gasshuku is returning to The Inn at Silver Creek in Granby, Colorado on Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2016. 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. Reservation and Rates: It is recommended that each individual (or family) planning to attend the Gasshuku call The Inn at SilverCreek to make their own reservations. This will enable each family or individual to satisfy their particular needs and desires for accommodations. In order to … more »

2016 National Championship and Team Trial

I.M.A. dojo(s) were represented by 16 athletes, 4 coaches and 3 officials at the 2016 USA Karate National Championships and Team Trials in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. They all 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. Five of our team members placed on the USA Jr. Team and will represent United States Karate in the upcoming Junior Pan American Championship in Ecuador. Kamran Madani and David Muhammad (who both medaled) also saved a post in the Sr. Team selection and will compete in the team … more »

2016 USA Karate National Championship

Congratulation to four members of IMA who participated at the 2016 USA Karate National championship and team trail over the past couple of days. Kamran Madani, Kelara Madani and Alex Quiachon all competed in a very intense and high level competition in Pittsburg and made their way to be a USA Karate member. Zachary Quiachon also competed in his age (^ years old) category and did an outstanding job as well. The 2016 national championship and team trial is taking place in Pittsburg and it brought several thousands of competitors from all over USA for this prestigious championship. David Muhammed … more »

Black Belt Dan Testing & Summer Potluck

Black Belt Dan Testing & Summer Potluck on June 25th Join us on June 25th as we once again celebrate those junior and senior IMA students who will be testing for their next level of black belt. The Dan testing will start at 8:30am and will last until about 3:00pm. Everyone is encouraged to come by the dojo and support the students during their testing. And please note: the normally scheduled youth and adult classes will not be held on this day. Following the Dan testing, all IMA members and their families are invited to join us for a potluck … more »