News & Events: General Announcements

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 »

Congratuations Kamran!

Congratulations to our Kamran who won Silver medal yesterday in 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru. The top 8 competitors from American continent have come together in a very intense and high level competition in Lima to increase their chance a spot into 2020 Olympic Games in 2020 Tokyo. Kamran beat his opponent from Mexico, Uruguay and Bolivia in the first round and made it to semi final when he beat his Venezuelan opponent an ex pan American champion to make his way to final against Colombia. The final match resulted 1-0 in favor of Columbia after a questionable … more »

Watch Pan Am Games

For those of you who are interested to watch the Pan American Games on internet, feel free to log in to below link and watch the numerous sports including the karate competitions. https://www.panamsportschannel.org/

Good Luck Kamran!

The Continental Olympic Games “Pan Am Games” is taking place every four years in continental of America. Lima, Peru will be the host of 2019 Pan Am Games with 28 Olympic sports that also includes Karate competition. The top 8 Pan American continental athletes for each category were selected throughout the multiple tournament qualifications and our own Kamran Madani is one of the selected one who will be competing in -84Kg. He will be traveling with 5 other US athletes this coming Sunday to Peru to represent United States in this prestigious and intense competition. This competition also counts as … more »