News & Events: IMA Worldwide Newsletters

2020 Gasshuku

2020 Gasshuku will take place on October 10th at IMA HQ and Zoom. We will be celebrating the 26th anniversary of Gasshuku in a totally different environment than previous years. This is our first in-person (& zoom) event since the start of the pandemic, and we look forward to your participation to keep the event beneficial and safe for everyone. Join us for this in-person or zoom 2020 Gasshuku. Let’s enjoy some quality training together. Our goal is that despite COVID-19 events like this will give karate-ka additional motivation to stay engaged and to keep training. This year event will … more »

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms around the world, specially our IMA family moms. We are so grateful to have you in our life and we thank you for allowing us to be a part of your or your child life. We hope that you are having a special day and are enjoying it with your loved ones! With lots of love and appreciations! IMA staff

We miss you all!

Dear IMA members & family, It has been almost a month since we met each other at the dojo and we can’t wait to see everyone back to the regular classes again. We would like to take this opportunity to THANK everyone of you for all your support of the dojo during this though time. We can’t find the right word to let you know how grateful we are, to be able to continue your training with all challenges that each of you are facing. All businesses and families are suffering in many different ways and our dojo is not … 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 »

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 »