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The "First Ever" and now "Longest Running" Classical Competitive Contact Sport Karate Fights and Martial Arts in North America (World) live here!

               NOW 50 YEARS PLUS "1" RUNNING (posted 2/27/16)
                 THE 51st I.A.M.A. CLASSIC KARATE / MARTIAL ARTS
                                                 CHAMPIONSHIPS


Since "1962" this was/is the Home of Shihan Gary Alexanders "Legendary" Classic I.A.M.A. Karate, TKD, Kung Fu Championships in America/World! ... This year 2013 is the- "50th Year Anniversary Celebration" and Final !!!

March 17, 2013 50th Anniversary Black Belts & Officials


     Below History 1963 through 50 Years Annual Events


                      2013 Grand Championship Fights


                               PRESS RELEASE!

The Official “First” 50th Anniversary of
Classical Sport Fighting Karate in "America" (World?)





                                 "The Battleground"



50 Years of Championships and Event Productions and Promotions.

Over “100” Championships and Special Awards Events Sponsored by

Shihan Gary Alexanders I.A.M.A. Held on March 17, 2013,
Ukrainian Conference Center, Somerset, N.J.

Held on location in Somerset, N.J. The 50th Annual IAMA Classic Karate Martial Arts Championships drew a decent crowd of competitors - Men, Women, Children, from “ALL VARIETIES” of Martial Arts Systems which is the intent of Shihan Alexander events for the past 50 years.

This is an event where Competitors got a chance to match skills against a “Variety” of Tactics, Strategies, and Fighting the full range of Methods of Punching, Kicking, Blocking, Tripping, Sweeping while maintaining the rules of mandatory contact in sparring.

             THE END OF A MARTIAL ARTS ERA !!!



Grand Masters:  Frank Huff, Ernie Temple, Doug King, Alan Goldberg, George Alexander, Gary Alexander, Rico Guy, Steve Kaufman, Allen Woodman, Frank Tasetano, "Lil guy" Woodman.

                                  THE MARCH 17, 2013 -
            THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY CHAMPIONSHIPS



                Black Belts Attending/Support
GM Frank Huff ,… Shihan George Alexander,… Masters Gary/Polly Melick,… Master Charles Dunn …, GM Alan Goldberg Action Awards/AC…GM Ernie Temple Isshinryu …Chris Viggiano Renshi,… Sensei Paise Isshinryu,…Allen Woodman Renshi, …GM Alan Simms Karate-n-Motion, …Masters Frank and Kathi Tasetano World Karate Union HOF/Stroudsburg PA., Frank Black American Isshinryu, GM Ed Alexander, GM Richard Bowe Aikido,…Master Michael Cassert … Master Fran Haines,… GM Rico Guy,…GM Steve Kaufman Tsun Tzu,… Master Robert Heckman… GM Bob Martin, …GM Fred Henry BKG,… Master, Don Vitale Reiki Isshinryu, …Master John DeBlasio, …Master Louis Toledo,… Morgan Woods Ku Dan,… Joseph Sirvent Isshinryu, …GM Kevin McGrath,… Master Tony Minichini,…Master Barry Sagotsky,… Bill Chatfield,… Gerry White Renshi,… Master Tony Palitto,… GM Ralph Passaro American Isshinryu, …Meade Rubenstein 7th Dan Renshi, Masters Ray DeRobbio,… Master Ray Herman,… Master Doug King,… GM Rick Herbster,

                        We are located in, New Jersey, U.S.A.
          Contact us at: E-Mail: garyalexander383@gmail.com


Championship Sport Karate (Bare Fisted) Fights/Martial Arts in America started right here in New York/New Jersey over 50 years ago as the brainchild of Shihan Gary Alexander and his then founded International Association of Martial Artists which is now respected Worldwide for Performance, Capability, Leadership and Integrity.

Documentation in "Wikipedia" and World Media as Legendary, Pioneering.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Alexander_(martial_art_pioneer)

PLEASE CALL:  E-MAIL: garyalex2@optimum .net



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