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Register online today for the US Association of Martial Artists Grand Internationals competition.


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Posted by Admin Wednesday, January 21, 2015 5:50:00 PM

Adult Black Belt Testing! 

Attention Adult Black Belts: Black Belt Testing will be available on Thursday, March 26th, at 2:00 pm during the USAMA Grand Internationals for USAMA Members.

 Be sure to call Sue Hawkes at 505-249-0991 and submit your resume by February 28th in order to be considered for testing! (E-mail resume to

 Location: Hotel Cascada, 2500 Carlisle Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110, Hotel Reservations: 1-505-888-3311 and identify our group: 2015 US Association of Martial Artists Grand Internationals/USAMA in order to receive our special rate of $95.00 plus tax. Hotel Reservation Link:

Thursday, January 15, 2015 12:44:00 PM

Mr. Stan O'Hara 


We mourn the passing of one of our pioneers in the martial arts - Mr. Stan O'Hara.
He will be greatly missed.
Service on February 6, 2015 at 2:00 pm at the Bakersfield National Cemetery in Arvin, CA.

Sensei John S. O'Hara, 9th Dan, Hanshi, Okinawan Goju Ryu passed away yesterday, January 7, 2014 (born in 1934). Sensei O'Hara was the Founder of the Okinawan Goju Ryu Karate Kenkyu Kai (1999), an organization he created to preserve, research, and promote traditional Okinawan Goju Ryu.

Sensei is survived by his wife Catherine, her three children, and thousands of students. His dojo, Goju Ryu Karate Do of Bakersfield will continue teaching karate and will be led by Sensei Robison, 5th Dan. The Organization Sensei Founded, the Okinawan Goju Ryu Karate Kenkyu Kai will continue under Sensei Steve Wilson, 7th Dan.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family, friends and students.


Thursday, January 08, 2015 7:01:00 AM


Congratulations to all 2014 USAMA National Point Winners!

We look forward to seeing you all at the Annual Awards Banquet on

Friday, March 27th, at 6:30 pm at the Hotel Cascada in Albuquerque, NM!

Top Ten receive personalized awards - Congratulations!

Friday, December 19, 2014 2:46:00 PM


Welcome to the new website of the United States Association of Martial Artists!


Exciting things are coming!  Stay tuned and visit often!

Thursday, March 28, 2013 10:12:00 AM