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End of Year Course. Go book yourself!!!

Full steam ahead for the upcoming End of Year course in Manchester this December! This special course is being held at the Greater Manchester Police Sports club and is being hosted by the Praetorian Academy of Security Studies. It is concentrating on the practical aspects of.

Jiu Jutsu
Kung fu

And there will be specialist modules upon Taiho Jutsu (police martial art) and military close combat.
All of the senior teachers of the ryu will be there as well as speciaist instructors from the wider family of the shugenja including.

Prof. Matthew Clempner Shihan MPhil FIMAS. Veteran Police officer and Olympian. Home Office qualified instructor and the Director of Training for the Praetorian Academy of security studies.

Prof. Charles Spring Shihan MSc FHEA FIMAS. Karate champion and senior academic. Responsible for the very first officially accredited university degree in martial arts in the UK

Prof. Scott Buckler Sifu PhD FIMAS. Principal of the IMAS Instructors Training College. Chartered Psychologist and senior academic. Instructor in wing chun kung fu and japanese jiu jutsu.

Chye Lim sensei. Grad. IMAS MIMAS. Aikido specialist trained in Japan. Chye is also a Police Community Support Officer and runs a Police Cadet detachment. He is an officially qualified aikido coach and an IMAS Approved Instructor.

Ameed Versace sensei MSc FIMAS. Ameed has a lifetimes experience in the martial arts and is qualified in Jiu jutsu and sambo as well as kickboxing and wrestling. He is also a qualified commercial pilot!

Prof. Jaimie Lee-Barron Hanshi PhD FIFL FIMAS
Founder and president of the IMAS. Lecturer researcher and author. Senior grades in various martial arts.

Broaden your knowledge base and skill set. Book your place today via the IMAS website and also help to SPREAD THE WORD!

See you there!

IMPORTANT! Urgent assistance required!

The Egyptian Traditional Karate Federation is in serious jeopardy of being shut down due to Government red-tape. We need to STOP this from happening and we need your help to do this. We need to raise awareness of this pressing issue and gather as much support as we can as fast as we possibly can. We need ideas/help/assistance/guidance on getting a petition going and writing to the ministers responsible to urge them to reconsider. This needs to be done NOW! Lets get the momentum going and help our brothers and sisters in Egypt before it is too late! Get a discussion going on here and we can move forward from there. Together we are stronger. We must stand together and show our support and solidarity concerning this matter!

Sign up for the End of Year course via Paypal!

Paypal is now up and working on the IMAS website for people to book their place on our end of year course. This is a special course that will concentrate upon the practical applications of various martial arts and there will be specialist modules upon taiho jutsu (the police martial art) and close combat. This is one of the rare occasions when all of the senior faculty of the IMAS HQ will be in one place so you can ask them questions regarding how the institute can help you develop not only as a martial artist but also in the academic sense (teacher training/university courses etc). Get yourself booked for this unique opportunity and help us spread the word!

End of Year course Important Information!!

IMAS End of Year Course – 16th December 2017

Masters and Senior Instructors will be travelling to Manchester this December from all over the country, to share their expertise in the Martial Arts.

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The following will be covered on the course (Not an exhaustive list)

Jiu jutsu
Taiho Jutsu
Wing Chun

Spread the word, as this is a date for the diary and not to be missed.

You can book your place below.  Please enter your full name when purchasing your ticket.

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New Black Belts!

It is with great pride and pleasure that I announce we now have three more black belt yamabushi!

Hearty congratulations to
Martin Scally
Darren Fjordor
Chris Perry
on achieving such an important life goal!

Important upcoming events!

Dates for your diary!

1. November 2017. Close Combat Course (restricted)
2. December 2017. End of year course (GMP Sports Club)
3. April 2018. Large course/conference at university of Derby
4.June 2018. Kodosai in Marsala Sicily (Italy)

All members are strongly encouraged to attend these events and show their support for our brother/sister martial artists!

Close combat course. Greater Manchester. More details to follow soon!


Upcoming events

Looking forward to the Kodosai this coming October. We then have the end of year course coming up in December and plans are already underway for a very large combined course/conference for the Spring of 2018. This will be a very large gathering with senior grades (5th – 10th dan) in various martial arts in attendance. Keep this in mind because it is definitely one not to be missed!! There will also be a special course in military close combat for suitably qualified yamabushi/shugenja that will be taking place in September. Stay tuned for more details.

Yamabushi Ryu/SKBR/IMAS End of Year course December 16th

This year the course is being hosted by the Praetorian Academy for security studies and will be taking place at the Greater Manchester Police sports club

Everyone needs to get this date in their diaries and make sure they keep it clear to attend this event.

Jiu jutsu
Oriental weapons (Okinawan/Japanese kobudo)

Instructors will consist of the usual suspects as well as some very special guest instructors from different martial arts

100 Days to Kodosai traditional martial arts course!!

Kodosai. Traditional japanese martial arts and culture. It is now 100 days until this event. There are over twenty master-teachers of the martial arts that will be instructing. (two full days 9 – 5!) It is the largest course of its kind and is always well attended. Yamabushi/Shugenja you need to book your place NOW! Please see below for more information.…/kodosai-cultural-event-2017-june