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Who Says Traditional Can’t Win? 2018 US Capitol Classics

By |2018-08-18T08:45:47-05:00August 18th, 2018|Competitors, NASKA Event, NASKA World Event, Open World Tour, Tournament, Tournament Review|

The root of martial arts is traditional techniques and self-defense. Practitioners complain that competitive martial arts erode the tradition of the style. With acrobatics and extreme martial arts that include tricks and gymnastics at sport martial arts events, traditionalists believe they don't stand a chance. The 2018 US Capitol Classics & China Open, held August [...]

The 2018 U.S. Open: A Magic All Its Own

By |2018-08-10T17:31:27-05:00August 10th, 2018|ISKA, NASKA World Event, Tournament Review|

The U.S. Open is always a showpiece event for the NASKA circuit. People from all over the world travel to the Coranado Spring’s Resort on Disney grounds to compete with the very best. It’s a huge, sprawling, and high-octane event that brings out everyone’s very best, and this year was no different. Martial Artists from [...]

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The 2018 Quebec Open: Polish and Style in the North

By |2018-05-23T18:26:38-05:00May 22nd, 2018|NASKA Event, NASKA World Event, Open World Tour, Tournament Review|

The 2018 Quebec Open was a high energy, smooth-running event that showcased some of the very best Sport Karate in North America. Held at Laval University in Quebec City, Canada, this year’s Quebec Open was one of the biggest in recent memory, with pre-registrations up from previous years. This is especially remarkable as recent changes [...]

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U.S. Open: Creativity and Community

By |2017-11-24T21:08:22-05:00August 7th, 2017|NASKA World Event, Tournament Review|

The U.S. Open has been a banner event of the NASKA circuit for years. It pulls competitors from all over the country for the chance to compete against the very best on Disney property with ESPN broadcasting the Saturday Night Finals (Night of Champions).   The U.S. Open was hosted this year at the Coronado [...]

AKA Warrior Cup: Windy City Excellence

By |2017-11-24T21:08:22-05:00February 3rd, 2017|AKA, Competitors, NASKA Event, NASKA World Event, Tournament, Tournament Review|

Karate tournaments are large and chaotic events. Organizing them involves getting hundreds of martial artists from all over the Nation, and World, in the same room working towards a common goal. A daunting task by any definition. The 2017 AKA Warrior Cup organizers managed it with grace and style all their own that promoted feelings [...]

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Diamond Nationals 2016 – Welcome to the Best of the Midwest!

By |2017-11-24T21:08:23-05:00October 10th, 2016|Competitors, NASKA Event, NASKA World Event, Tournament Review|

This year’s Diamond Nationals was held at the Double Tree Hotel in Bloomington, Minnesota. Diamond Nationals has been a staple of Midwest martial arts excellence for decades, and this year was no exception. Some of the biggest names in the sport were present, and everyone was pushing to get on stage and get their shot at [...]

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Team Impex cleans up at 2016 Capitols

By |2017-11-24T21:08:23-05:00August 15th, 2016|NASKA Event, NASKA World Event, Open World Tour, Tournament, Tournament Review|

If you haven’t experienced National Harbor, Maryland, you are missing out. It’s a cool little city just outside of Washington, DC with great restaurants and entertainment. It is also the setting for the US Capitol Classics and China Open – an event that you need to experience. The 2016 US Capitol Classics took place August [...]

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Dixieland Nationals Experience

By |2017-11-24T21:08:23-05:00August 10th, 2016|NASKA Event, NASKA World Event, Tournament, Tournament Review|

There is something comforting about Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Yes, it is hot but the ocean calls you to swim, sunbathe and relax on the sandy beaches. And this was the setting for the 2016 Dixieland Nationals, held the weekend of August 5-6, 2016. The event was held in the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, just [...]

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Sport Karate Well Received on ESPN

By |2017-11-24T21:08:25-05:00July 22nd, 2016|ISKA, NASKA Event, NASKA World Event, Open World Tour, Tournament, Tournament Review|

Television broadcast exposure for sport karate like ESPN is essential to the growth of the sport. The US Open ISKA World Martial Arts Championships is held annually at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The US Open offers a chance for top sport karate competitors to be seen internationally on ESPN2 and ESPN3 both live and with [...]

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Amazing Martial Arts at 2016 US Open

By |2017-11-24T21:08:26-05:00July 10th, 2016|ISKA, NASKA Event, NASKA World Event, Open World Tour, Tournament, Tournament Review|

It’s considered the biggest martial arts event for open sport karate competition in the world and the 2016 US Open lived up to the hype. Thousands of competitors and spectators converged on Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida the weekend of July 8-9, 2016 for the US Open ISKA World Martial Arts Championships. For 2016, [...]

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