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2018 Rocky Mountain Karate Championship
June 2, 2018 ~ Louisville, CO

We had 7 competitors.
We took 11 medals total !
4 Gold    4 Silver    3 Bronze   

We had 7 competitors at the 2018 Rocky Mountain International Championship in Louisville, Colorado:


  1. Carys Winter 13-year advanced division
  2. Aeddan Winter 12-year old advanced division
  3. Delicia Iteriteka 13-year old novice division
  4. Winny Mutananigwa 11-year old beginner division
  5. Mady Niang 6-7 year old novice division
  6. Thora Hernandez 6-year old beginner division
  7. Krisshna Dureseti 6-year old beginner division
These competitors brought home 11 medals: 4 gold, 4 silver, and 3 bronze.

Congratulations on their outstanding performance!

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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