News & Events: IMA Worldwide Newsletters

Rocky Mountain Championship

The “2022 Rocky Mountain Championship” date is set for Apr.30-May 1. The 28th anniversary of this championship promise to be even greater than previous years and with many other states and international confirming their participation, will provide another unique opportunity for all ages to have a great competition. Whether a junior, senior or master competitor, you will most certainly find this tournament a wonderful experience. Plan on also participating at the Referee Course on Saturday to get updated of the newest rules of competition as well as sharpen your technique for the competition by participating at the unique Kata & … more »

Fire fundraising

Dear IMA members, We hope that this email finds you well and hope that the yesterday’s fire tragedy did not affect you or your loved ones. The fire was indeed one of the unexpected and unfortunate incidents that took all of us by surprise. Although we do not know how many of our IMA members have lost their homes and belongings, we have decided to start fund raising to help our extended family members and the community at large. Please use the below link to donate as much as you can, and also let us know if we can help … more »

Karate competition in 2020 Olympic

Dear IMA members and families; You are perhaps one of the millions of people around the world who are glued to your TV in late night and watch the Olympic Games. Japan has done a tremendous job of making the dream of many athletes become a reality by hosting the 2020 Games after one year of delay. Karate will be show cased for first time (and as of now for the last time) in 2020 Olympic Games. We all hope that the 80 Karate-ka from around the world perform an exciting game and show the world that we deserve to … more »

Rocky Mountain Championship

The 2021 Rocky Mountain International Championship will be held on April 17-18, in Westminster, (Marriott Hotel Ballroom) Colorado, USA. Please log in to the web site for all information and registration. Due to state safety restrictions, we have extended the days of the competition to two days to comply with these safety measurements. There will be changes and procedures that must be followed in order to comply with State and hotel requirements in addition to creating the safest environment possible while still competing in a professional and friendly Karate Tournament. As always, we are pleased to offer a referee course and kumite clinic with … more »

The decades best

The new chapter of “Karate’s Decades Best” comes this Friday to WKF YouTube channel. It presents one of the most thrilling finals in the recent history of the Karate World Championships. WKF’s “Karate’s Decades Best” reviews the most spectacular bouts of the last five World Championships. In the second chapter of episode 2 of “Karate’s Decades Best”, it relives the breath-taking final of Male Kumite -60kg of the Paris 2012 World Championships featuring Douglas Brose of Brazil and Amir Mehdizadeh of Iran. The title-deciding clash featuring the two titans is so exhilarating that the original video of the bout has … more »