News & Events: General Announcements

IMA Fun Time!

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Tune-in for IMA Fun Time Mondays through Fridays 10:00-10:30 a.m. Dear IMA Family, The IMA Virtual Dojo is going strong! And…we have new daytime options for kids! First, we are now adding a fun time/story time option for kids at home from 10:00-10:30 Mondays through Fridays starting tomorrow Thursday, March 19th. Tune in to say hello to Sensei Madani, and senior instructors. We’ll check-in, play games, and read stories. Second, please join us during our regular training hours for classes. The Zoom IMA Virtual Dojo is turning out to be a great way for us to stay connected and keep … more »

Dojo is going virtual!

Dear IMA Family, As we mentioned in last week’s announcements, keeping our members and community safe is our top priority, so we wanted to share some new opportunities for you to stay connected and training in the time of social distancing. We have a big announcement for you! Social distancing, is proven to be the most effective way to stop this epidemic and it’s the only healthy option at this time. This is a time for IMA to show leadership and act decisively to prevent the virus from spreading. Starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020, the IMA Honbu Dojo is going … more »

Dojo remains open, On line training is on the way!

Dear IMA Family, Keeping you and our members safe is our top priority, so we wanted to share the steps we’re taking in response to coronavirus and school closure concerns. We’re keeping the dojo open and implementing measures to maintain a clean and healthy place to come and do your workout. We strongly believe that by continuing to provide a good workout in a clean environment, we help our community and help our members relieve stress and keep their bodies strong. Here’s what we’re doing: • First, we’ve ramped up cleaning efforts. The dojo is cleaned daily, now with additional … more »

IMA is 30 years old!

On February 1st, a number of I.M.A. Jr. and Sr. students and black belts will get together for another black belt testing experience. The testing will start at 8:00am and will last several hours. Everyone is welcome to stop by the dojo and support the students during testing. Please note: The youth and adult classes will not be held on this day. Following the Dan testing (at 6pm), all I.M.A. members and their families are invited to join us for a Black Belt Extravaganza at the Honbu Dojo. The celebration is filled with demonstrations, an award ceremony and I.M.A.’s yearly … more »

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 »