Yearly Archives: 2020


NASKA Cancels 2020 Season Early Due to Covid-19

By |2020-08-24T19:45:16-05:00August 23rd, 2020|Competitors, COVID-19, NASKA World Event, Tournament Review|

From NASKA President Larry Carnahan: To All NASKA Members, Officials, Competitors, Fans and Volunteers: It is with great regret that I am announcing that due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the 2020 NASKA Season is ending effective immediately.  There will be no in-person NASKA sanctioned events approved or held for the remainder of 2020.  This difficult [...]

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Quarantine: A Quick Update

By |2020-03-20T17:03:38-05:00March 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

  Covid-19 It’s been rocking the world and as of this week, we’re all in limbo. Some of us still work, and the days progress much as before, just with less people. For others of us, our whole jobs have changed or been temporarily suspended. It’s a crazy time right now with closures and changes [...]

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Compete Internationals: Showmanship and Competition in the Sun

By |2020-03-10T10:44:00-05:00March 10th, 2020|NASKA Event, Tournament Review|

Compete Internationals held in Ontario, California is one of the feel-good events of the season. Everyone has great things to say, and the sheer number of divisions and events offered is truly staggering. That, coupled with a huge focus on underbelt competition gives it an extra helping of the family-friendly feelings. Hosted by Mohamed Jahanvash [...]

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A New Chapter to Competition: The AKA Warrior Cup

By |2020-02-15T10:01:46-06:00February 15th, 2020|NASKA Event, Tournament, Tournament Review|

The 2020 AKA Warrior Cup has made a habit out of redefining itself and pushing towards bigger and better things with every iteration and this year was no exception. With a new location in the Sheraton Grand in downtown Chicago, a new layout necessitated by the change, and some major tweaks to the schedule, there [...]