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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 »

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 »

Rocky Mountain Championship

The “2019 Rocky Mountain Championship” date is set for May 4-5. The 25th 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. We are also featuring the new numeric kata system for all elite kata divisions and with over $5000 cash prize and awards for all elite and advanced divisions, we will provide another unique opportunity for many athletes to gather in the Rocky Mountain and compete in Mile high city. Whether a junior, … more »

USA Karate Magazine

Our own Kamran Madani was on cover page of last USA Karate magazine. The article has some fine pictures of him and an interview. To download and read the entire magazine please click: USA Karate Magazine In addition of his fine performance in Japan, Kamran also represented USA Karate in recent world championship in Madrid, Spain. He defeated his opponent from Taipei and Germany and came short of point with Iran. His Iranian opponent later lost in semi final against Ukraine which took away Kamran chance of fighting for repechange and bronze medal. He also fought in team Kumite against … more »

Rocky Mountain Gasshuku

The IMA Gasshuku is returning to The Inn at Silver Creek in Granby, Colorado on Sept. 28-30 2018. 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 make their … more »