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March 2014 Newsletter

Please join me in congratulating David Muhammad from IMA Integrity Martial Arts Academy in Missouri, and Maya Wasowicz and Manny Tavares from IMA Goshin-ryu in New York, who made it to the US National team and qualified for the North American Cup in Canada and the Senior Pan American Championship in Venezuela. These three individuals were training very hard to make the US team for several months. I was very proud to see them competing in team trials in Chicago on February 9th. Double congratulations go out to Maya for qualifying in two divisions (+68 kg and Open). In addition, Kamran Madani has been invited to compete in the 16-17, … more »

Kyu Belt Testing on Saturday, March 8, 2014

belt progression for IMA Karate in Louisville, Colorado

The Dojo will be closed for regular classes on Saturday, March 8th 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, March 6th. Applications will not be accepted on testing day. Please check … more »

IMA Competition Team Fundraising Breakfast at Broomfield Applebee’s Saturday, April 5th

Join the IMA Competition Karate Team on Saturday, April 5th from 7:30 – 9:30am at the Applebee’s in Broomfield, Colorado for an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage fundraising breakfast. For $10 per person (kids age 2 and younger eat for free with paid adult ticket), you get all the pancakes and sausage you can eat and all the juice and coffee you can drink – served to you by members of the competition team! Team members will also be available for pictures. For every ticket sold, $5 goes towards the competition team to help pay for travel expenses to tournaments throughout … more »

Congratulations! IMA Karate-Ka Qualify for 2014 USA Senior National Team

A big, heartfelt congratulations go out to Maya Wasowicz and Manuel Tavares from IMA Goshin Ryu, and David Muhammad from IMA Integrity Martial Arts Academy who qualified to be members of the 2014 USA Senior National Team this past weekend in Chicago. David Muhammad (Male Elite Kumite -84) 2nd Place Maya Wasowicz (Female Elite Kumite +68) 2nd Place and (Female Elite Open Weight Kumite) 2nd Place Manuel Tavares (Male Elite Kumite -67) 2nd Place As members of the 2014 USA Senior National Team, Maya, Manuel and David will be attending two championships. The North American Cup will be held in … more »

February 2014 Newsletter

I am very proud to congratulate the 33 karate-ka from Colorado, Utah, New York and Missouri who tested on January 25th for Jr. black belt to sixth degree black belt. It was an awesome dan testing with a lot of hard work and a huge celebration at night. I would like to wish all of you the best of health and continued success in the future (See the pictures on the following pages). Also, I would like to remind the IMA family and our colleagues about the IMA World Championship from May 3 to 4. As always we will have … more »