News & Events: IMA Worldwide Newsletters

December 2013 Newsletter

A Note From Hanshi:  I would like to THANK everyone who read my note last month concerning my airplane experience and for calling, writing and talking to me in person. Congratulations to my son, Kamran Madani and to Sensei Ruiz’s student, Maya Wasowicz from IMA Goshin-Ryu in New York for an outstanding performance in the World Championship in Spain on November 7th and 8th. Kamran had three hard matches and became 8th in the world from over 80 competitors. Also, I am very proud of Kamran for his leadership, dedication and devotion to the US team members as he was … more »

November 2013 Newsletter

A Note From Hanshi:  I would like to congratulate Sensei and Senpai McGavin (IMA North Fork) for their outstanding and well organized tournament on October 12th in Grand Junction, Colorado. They had close to 150 competitors and 20 referees. I would also like to share a story of a recent event in my life. I had been invited by Sensei Philip Kalloo to travel to Trinidad and Tobago to give technical, coaching and referee seminars and to oversee the championship. It was a good experience and I met many high-level referees and competitors. On October 22nd I was on my … more »

October 2013 Newsletter

A Note From Hanshi:  The 19th Annual Gasshuku was a lot of fun with excellent instruction. We had over one hundred participants from all over the United States. Thank you to all the instructors and students who participated. We learned a lot. I would also like to thank everyone from the bottom of my heart for sharing in my early 60th birthday celebration at the banquet dinner last Saturday. I was very emotional from the touching speeches given by my family, students and friends. Thank you to Sensei Marius and Sensei Amadou for inviting me to Utah to give my annual seminar. The seminar was full, … more »

September 2013 Newsletter

Welcome! We are very pleased to start our first IMA family worldwide newsletter. Through this newsletter, we will be able to keep all IMA clubs informed of general news, special events, tournaments, accolades and articles of interest from the Honbu dojo and IMA dojos around the world. All IMA clubs are welcome to submit articles and pictures to include in the newsletter. We can stay informed, network ideas, celebrate our triumphs and accomplishments, offer each other support and encouragement and keep in touch with our extended IMA family. As it always is and always should be, we will keep our … more »