News & Events: IMA Worldwide Newsletters

Nepal Earthquake Rescue

As we all know, a destructive earthquake has hit the Himalayan country of Nepal. Our sincere condolences go for the people who have lost family members, friends, and sadly, their own lives. Because of this tragedy, the people there need urgent help. Therefore, we want to help them by fundraising in the upcoming Rocky Mountain Championship. A donation box will be made available and you can show your support by donating any amount. We hope that we, as karate-kas, will come together and have a positive impact as well as help the great people and country of Nepal. You can … more »

Rocky Mountain Championship

The “2015 Rocky Mountain Championship” date is set for May 2-3. The 20th 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. Please visit the web site to download all forms, get information or process all on line registration. We hope you will join us!

January 2015 Newsletter

A Note from Mr. M Happy New Year! May we all have a happy, healthy and prosperous 2015. We have a very exciting year ahead of us filled with new events and programs. 2014 was an excellent year for the IMA organization with our annual camp and several successful championships in Colorado, New York, Utah, Nepal, India and Iran. Also, for the first time in our organization we have several instructors who were promoted to high level ranks, including 6th and 7th Dan. I am very proud of our IMA competitors from USA and other countries who competed nationally/internationally and … more »

December 2014 Newsletter

A Note from Mr. M I would like to thank all of my friends and students who sent good wishes for my family and me for the Thanksgiving holidays. I am blessed to have such a great karate family, and hope all of you had a great and safe Thanksgiving holiday. The month of November was very busy for us. My wife and I had our annual trip to the World Championship for two weeks (see pictures on page 3). This year the world championship was in Bremen, Germany. Normally, in the world championship there is more than 100 countries … more »

November 2014 Newsletter

A Note from Mr. M Once again I would like to thank everybody who participated in our 20th anniversary of Gasshuku (camp). We had great instructors and many participants from 12 different states. I am looking forward to seeing everyone who may be reading this newsletter at the next Gasshuku on October 2-4, 2015. Information will be placed on our website at early in 2015. In the meantime, please mark your calendar for this very exciting and unique event. (More 2014 Gasshuku pictures on page 6). I would like to congratulate Shihan and Senpai McGavin (IMA North Fork) for … more »