News & Events

Kyu Belt Testing on Saturday, May 17, 2014

belt progression for IMA Karate in Louisville, Colorado

The Dojo will be closed for regular classes on Saturday, May 17th for Kyu Belt Testing. If your current belt level is white through orange/white stripe, your testing time is 9:30am. If your current belt level is full orange belt (and up), your testing time is 11:30am. All students who are testing must be at the Dojo at least 15 minutes prior to your testing time. If you or your child are testing, please pick up an application at the Dojo and return it no later than Thursday, May 15th. Applications will not be accepted on testing day. Please check … more »

May 2014 Newsletter

A Note from Mr. M I would like to congratulate all the competitors who competed in the Rocky Mountain Championship (IMA World Championship) on May 4, 2014, from Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Northern California, Southern California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, and Wisconsin, and from other countries, El Salvador and Venezuela. I am honored and proud to congratulate Mr. Patrick Richoux for being awarded 7th dan, the first in our IMA history, as well as the title of “Kyoshi”. Kyoshi Richoux has over 45 years of martial arts … more »

Another Successful Rocky Mountain Championship!

A heartfelt thank you goes out to all of the competitors, referees, volunteers and families who made our 19th Annual Rocky Mountain Championship a great success! We had over 300 competitors from the United States (including Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Northern California, Southern California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, and Wisconsin) as well as some international competitors from El Salvador and Venezuela! Over 50 nationally and internationally ranked, high level referees and more than 30 hard working, faithful, volunteers made sure the tournament ran smoothly for a gym … more »

We Need Your Help at the Rocky Mountain Championship

The 19th Annual Rocky Mountain Championship is fast approaching!  This world class competition and national qualifier will host competitors from all over the nation, including Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, and Wisconsin. You can go to www.rockymountainchampionship.com for more information, online registration, referee course information and a direct link to make your hotel reservations. In order to prepare ourselves for this event, IMA is depending once again on all of its members to help with set up and break down of over 500 pieces of mats, 70 … more »

Competition Team Fundraiser Results – Over $2,000!

Thank you to the whole IMA family for supporting the Competition Team’s Flapjack Fundraiser at Applebee’s last week. We raised over $2,000 in support of our athletes! Complete details coming in next month’s newsletter…