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2018 Intermountain Karate Championship & National Qualifier
June 9, 2018 ~ Park City, UT

We had 24 competitors.
We took 37 medals total !
11 Gold    11 Silver    15 Bronze   

Name Kata Kumite
Solomone Mafua 2nd 3rd
Krishna Dursetti 3rd -
Olive Joanou-Geeck 1st 1st
Thora Hernandez 2nd 2nd
Elias Mafua - 3rd
Ayman Ibrahim 1st 1st
Ali Baher 2nd 3rd
Akshith Dursetti 3rd -
Mady Niang 1st 3rd
Zahra Baher - -
Jesus Martinez 1st 2nd
Elyas Baher 3rd -
Daniel Sannoh - 1st
Spencer Fayles 3rd 3rd
Quennie Jackson 3rd 3rd
Winny Mutananigwa 1st 1st
Nicole Doe 2nd -
Ben Dorsky 3rd 2nd
Adam Dorsky 3rd -
Tristan Wills 2nd 2nd
Samuel Daniels 2nd 2nd
Delicia Iteriteka 1st 1st
Edwin Jaron - -
Sohum Krishna 3rd 3rd

Congratulations to everyone who participated. If you did not win a medal this time, remember that the learning experience you had was more important than any medals you could have won. Keep working in class. I am sure you will win many medals in the future. Most of those who won this time have lost before.

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At IMA-International Budokan we teach traditional Japanese, traditional Shotokan based on the philosophies of the founder of Shotokan karate-do, Gichin Funakoshi. Our students learn in a safe and fun environment, and are taught traditional karate with the use of basics (kihon), forms (kata), and sparring (kumite), and achieve great success in local, national, and international karate tournaments and karate competitions.

National and international karate tournaments include:

  • USA National Championship and Team Qualifiers, Reno, Nevada
  • USA Open Karate Championships, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • IMA Rocky Mountain Karate Championship, Louisville, Colorado
  • IMA North Fork Karate Championship, Grand Junction, Colorado
  • Colorado State Championship, Eagle, Colorado.
  • IMA Annual Championship in Utah, Northwest Recreation Center, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Intermountain Karate Championship, Park City, Utah

Local karate tournament locations include: Salt Lake City, Park City, UT West Valley City, UT, Cottonwood, UT, Sandy, UT,

Karate classes and competition training are offered at dojos throughout the Salt Lake Valley in Utah, serving: Parleys Canyon, Glendale, The Avenues, Cottonwood, Cottonwood West, Downtown Salt Lake, Murray, Holladay, West Valley, Salt Lake Valley, Sugar House (Sugarhouse), Millcreek, East Millcreek, Canyon Rim, Cottonwood Heights, Mt. Olympus, 9th & 9th, Indian Hills, Emigration Canyon, Harvard-Yale, Yalecrest, Liberty Park, 15th & 15th, University of Utah, Draper, Sandy, East Bench.

Dojo locations for karate lessons and competition classes include:

  • Redwood Recreation Center in West Valley City, Utah - Main Dojo
  • Central City Recreation Center in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Draper Recreation Center, Draper, UT
  • Northwest Community Center, Salt Lake City, Utah