Tournament team is an exciting program where you will be able to test your skills outside of the dojo. International Institutes of Martial Arts visit many tournaments to compete in like Compete, IMAC, West Coast Nationals, etc. Our World Team training season starts in January and ends in June giving our competitors six months of extra training on Saturdays from 12-2pm.
Training Fee: $120
World Team qualifications:
-Acceptable report card
-Yellow Belt or higher
*Excuse or inability to attend a "mandatory" tournament must be submitted for approval in writing at least 30 days prior to tournament date.
*There are many local, additional tournaments available. If you have an interest in attending a small local tournament please let us know. As a team, IIMA chooses to support open tournaments that are highly reputable, well-run, and with a substantial number of competitors. We want to ensure that our IIMA families have a positive tournament experience.
Travel/Lodging: All tournament travel and lodging expenses are the responsibility of the competitor. Minors need to be supervised by and adult or appointed gaurdian. Carpooling is available. Hotel discounts are available online through tournament websites.
Registration Fees: Tournament registration forms are available online or at the front desk. Many times IIMA is given special discount rates, so there can be an advantage to registering at the front desk.
KidFit Kikathon: IIMA Booster Association will hold a kick-a-thon fundraiser. Students will preform 500 kicks, have lunch, receive prizes, and obtain sponsorship funding. We are encouraging all students to participate since the money raised supports all students. IIMA Parent Club raises money each year to provide extra events such as academic achievement nights, Halloween party, etc. World Team members will receive up to 50% credit towards additional costs for IMAC World Championships (i.e. lodging, registration fees, food, fuel, uniforms, t-shirts, etc.) Silent auctions and additional prizes will be available.
Other fundraising opportunities:
*If you would like to organize/host an additional fundraiser at IIMA, please present your ideas at class for approval and scheduling.
World Team Uniforms: Fee for World Team uniform is $159. New uniforms are required for all World Team Competitors.
World Team T-shirts (optional): $15, $25 for 2 preorders only.
World Team Training Sweatshirts: $40 preorders only.
White Gis for competition: $199 These are reserved for Black Belts and are only for competition. These must be purchased seperately through the dojo as prices vary.
ALL IIMA COMPETITORS' UNIFORMS MUST BE CLEANED AND PRESSED FOR COMPETITION.
Questions? Email Sensei Nicklin: firstname.lastname@example.org
The International Institute of Martial Arts Demonstration Team consists of 40 elite Black Belt Club students, most of whom are World and National Champions. There are two teams (Black and Red). Try-outs take place in November of each year. Practices are held the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month 6-7:30pm. Additional practices are on a TBA basis. There are no added fees for the extra classes, however Demo Team Uniforms and shoes are required.
IIMA demonstrations include forms, take downs, self-defense routines, tumbling, and breaking. It is set to fun and inspirational music. Demonstrations can include spectator participation and self-defense instruction per event request. IIMA demonstrations average 30-40 minutes duration. Shorter, 5-10 minute school assembly demonstrations, are also available. The IIMA Demonstration Team performs at school carnivals, fundraisers, fitness expos, KidFit promotions, local business events, city street fairs, summer camp, assemblies, local police and firefighter child abduction prevention expos, and more! Performances are free of charge.
To schedule a demonstration at your next event, contact the headquarters at (760) 591-0456.