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

By |2018-08-18T08:45:47-06:00August 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 Quebec Open: Polish and Style in the North

By |2018-05-23T18:26:38-06:00May 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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Team Impex cleans up at 2016 Capitols

By |2017-11-24T21:08:23-06:00August 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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Sport Karate Well Received on ESPN

By |2017-11-24T21:08:25-06:00July 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 |2017-11-24T21:08:26-06:00July 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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Think Fighting – 2016 Battle of Atlanta

By |2017-11-24T21:08:26-06:00June 20th, 2016|NASKA Event, NASKA World Event, Open World Tour, Tournament, Tournament Review|

Fighting, fighting and more fighting – combat was on the mind for the 2016 Battle of Atlanta. The event, held June 17-18, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia, delivered. Top teams were on hand to compete for the team sparring challenge and both the adult and youth sparring divisions were filled with amazing match-ups, victories and defeats. [...]

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Quebec Open 2016 Features Top Competition

By |2017-11-24T21:08:28-06:00May 1st, 2016|NASKA World Event, NMAC, Open World Tour, Tournament, Tournament Review, WKC|

The 2016 Quebec Open Is Canada's Premier Open Martial Arts Event Quebec City, Canada (SMA) – It is the second year after the Quebec Open changed hands from the iconic Clermont Poulin to the trio of David Bossinotte, Claire Cocozza and Samuel Gagnon. In 2016, the event grew in size and produced what can only [...]

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Incredible Performances from the 2015 Amerikick Internationals

By |2017-11-24T21:08:30-06:00May 10th, 2015|NASKA World Event, Open World Tour, Tournament Review|

Set in the City of Brotherly Love - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - the 2015 Amerikick Internationals held March 20-21, 2015. The venue was the Pennsylvania Convention Center and the turn out was a huge jump from prior years with divisions packed with talent. The promoters went all out for 2015, striking a deal with Comcast SportsNet [...]

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Irish Open 2015: Bigger, Better

By |2017-11-24T21:08:30-06:00March 10th, 2015|Open World Tour, Tournament, Tournament Review, WAKO|

The 2015 Irish Open karate tournament lived up to its name as the largest fighting event in Europe, and perhaps the world. There were over 4000 registrants for the 2015 event, a substantial increase from the prior year. Some of the biggest growth was seen in the forms and weapons divisions as the event expanded [...]

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West Coast Sport Karate: Compete Internationals 2015

By |2017-11-24T21:08:30-06:00March 1st, 2015|NASKA Event, NASKA World Event, Open World Tour, PacSeries, Regional Alliance, Tournament, Tournament Review|

The Compete Internationals is the premiere West Coast event for the North American Sport Karate Association (NASKA). It is a world level event on the NASKA tour and is always a great battleground as competitors jostle for standings early in the season. Held February 26-28, 2015 in Ontario, California’s huge Ontario Convention Center the 2015 [...]

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