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2024 AKA Warrior Cup: The Start of a Year of Growth

By |2024-01-14T20:31:38-06:00January 14th, 2024|Competitors, NASKA Event, NASKA World Event, Social Media, Tournament Review|

Participation in the martial arts increases annually with over 6 million people in the United States attending at least one class a year. An important part of training is martial arts tournaments where martial artists from different backgrounds and schools can test their skills and training. Tournaments also provide a unique platform for social interaction [...]

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Team Paul Mitchell Makes Largest number of Pick Ups in Years

By |2022-03-15T20:18:38-05:00March 15th, 2022|Competitors, Social Media, Tournament Review|

6 New Members and a New Position Created to Ensure TPM’s legacy continues [Providence, RI]: Team Paul Mitchell Karate announced today the addition of 6 new team members who will be debuting in the famed Black and White uniform at the upcoming Ocean State Grand Nationals on April 8th -10th at the Crowne Plaza in [...]

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AKA Warrior Cup – Better and Brighter

By |2022-01-25T23:27:22-06:00January 25th, 2022|AKA, NASKA World Event, Tournament Review|

The AKA Warrior Cup has always been a definitive force in the Sport Karate World. Between its extensive history paired with the relentless innovation of the promoters, John Sharkey and Hunter Lyon, it’s an event that sets the bar with professionalism and quality every year.    This year was no different, after the hiatus of [...]

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Black Belt Magazine, JUNGO TV, SportMartialArts.com, MAT Action and 5 World Events Team Up to Elevate the Sport

By |2021-12-01T21:31:11-06:00December 1st, 2021|NASKA World Event, Tournament, Tournament Review|

2022 is going to be a banner year for sport martial arts events. The biggest players in the industry are teaming up to create a marketing and broadcasting collaboration that will elevate the sport. The sport martial arts community has tried for years to bring more recognition to the sport and make it viewable to [...]

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Diamond Nationals: Back on the Mats

By |2021-11-11T22:44:20-06:00November 11th, 2021|NASKA World Event, Tournament Review|

Diamonds is Back!   Diamonds has been a staple of Sport Karate forever; especially in the midwest regions. A common question heard through every tournament and every school is as the weather cools is:  “You’re going to Diamonds, right?” Last year, the entire world said “no” and we all sat at home and wondered what [...]

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This Week in Sport Karate Competition – September 27-October 3, 2021

By |2021-10-03T22:34:54-05:00October 3rd, 2021|Entertainment, Social Media, This Week In Sport Karate, Tournament Review|

Another great week of competition and growth in sport martial arts competition. Check out everything happening around the web in the sport. Do you know of another source of sport karate information that should be included in our weekly summary? Contact us at team@sportmartialarts.com with the link. Podcasts/Shows CTE [...]

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This Week in Sport Karate Competition – September 20-26, 2021

By |2021-09-26T09:49:24-05:00September 26th, 2021|Entertainment, Social Media, This Week In Sport Karate, Tournament Review|

Explore more about the sport of martial arts competition and learn about what is happening through these great media outlets that provide updates and information. Do you know of another source of sport karate information that should be included in our weekly summary? Contact us at team@sportmartialarts.com with the link. Articles [...]

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5 Most Popular Hand Techniques For Successful Point Sparring

By |2021-09-25T10:29:22-05:00September 25th, 2021|Competition 101, Competitors, Entertainment, Tournament Review|

Point sparring is a great way to test out your martial arts skills in a controlled environment. In point sparring, the goal is to score points on your opponent by landing the first technique. Most people get caught up in the flashiness of kicking in martial arts. However, having well-timed hand techniques can be the [...]

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This Week in Sport Karate Competition – September 13-19, 2021

By |2021-09-19T19:08:53-05:00September 19th, 2021|Entertainment, Social Media, This Week In Sport Karate, Tournament Review|

Time to get your sport karate fix with this week in Sport Karate Competition. Check out the great podcasts, videos and blogs with news about our amazing sport. Do you know of another source of sport karate information that should be included in our weekly summary? Contact us at team@sportmartialarts.com with the link. Articles [...]

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Top Martial Arts Styles For Successful Sport Karate Competition

By |2021-09-15T20:15:37-05:00September 16th, 2021|Competition 101, Competitors, Entertainment, Tournament Review|

Open martial arts tournaments allow competitors from any style of martial arts to compete with uniform rules for all to follow. However, some martial arts styles do better in adapting to the rules than others. This article will explore which styles seem to fare better in competition. The kata (forms) and weapons divisions at open [...]

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