News & Events: General Announcements

USA Karate Team trial

USA Karate team trial will take place this coming Saturday January 18, in Colorado Springs, CO. This year team selection is even more important as we will be selecting the top athlete who will be representing USA in the Olympic selection in May in Paris. The team selection take place in two phases. First phase competition will be in the morning when the top 6 athletes from 2019 national qualifier compete to represent USA in Pan American and world championship. The second phase will take place in the afternoon when the top 4 of light and heavy category will be … more »

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.

Snowy day, Dojo closed!

Due to heavy snow from last night that still continues for most of the day and bad road conditions and for everyone safety, Dojo will be closed today Tuesday 11/26, for regular classes. We will resume regular schedule tomorrow Wednesday before closing again for Thanks Giving holidays for Thursday and Friday. Please feel free to make up the missed class at any time. Stay warm and be safe! IMA Staff

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 »