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Sad Loss of Sensei Chad Sidaway

Posted by enquiriesimasa on November 12, 2021 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (4)

Thank you so much for issuing 9th Dan Certificate for my sensei Chad Sidaway.

He was overcome with emotion and delighted to be presented with it.


Sadly he passed away last Thursday morning. A great loss to us all and me personally.

I have attached two photos of me presenting him with his certificate and masters belt. A fighter to the end he insisted on s...

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Free Hapkido Webinar

Posted by enquiriesimasa on May 10, 2021 at 8:40 AM Comments comments (78)

Saturday May 15, 2021 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM & Sunday 16th May 2021


* Free* Hapkido Webinar




M. Giovanni D’Orsi



Hapkido EHF United Kingdom



+44(0)75 528 99528




Great News

Posted by enquiriesimasa on January 3, 2021 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (144)

Great News at last to finish 2020.

Once again Congratulations to Bethany Owen, who joined IMASA many years ago.





BBC One - Carol Vorderman: Closer to Home, Series 1, Episode 2, The Karate Kid


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England Lockdown 5th Nov

Posted by enquiriesimasa on November 10, 2020 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (11)

Hi all,

Venue providers will need to consider these Sections carefully and, if they consider that they could continue to operate under these regulations, use them in discussions with venues or local authorities. It is important to highlight that these documents are open to interpretation and they do not provide a black and white blanket answer for all providers who all offer different types of classes and groups in different types of venues and in different parts of the country. There d...

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Discounts Suspended

Posted by enquiriesimasa on June 28, 2020 at 7:35 AM Comments comments (156)

Hi All Members,

To keep running costs down to a minimum, we are currently working on a two/three day voluntary basis – IMASA will be available throughout the lockdown for Enquiries and Membership, but please allow a little extra time for replies.

Discounts suspended until after the lockdown – we will re-think this decision once we are back to normal - Please appreciate, we still have other general running costs to meet.

Stay Safe.

Latest Covid-19 Update

Posted by enquiriesimasa on June 16, 2020 at 10:10 AM Comments comments (2)

Hi All IMASA Members,

For the latest IMASA Covid-19 Update & Guidelines, please email Paul on;


Last updated 26th June 2020 - Please add your IMASA Club Code within your email.

Stay Safe

Online Training Guide

Posted by enquiriesimasa on June 1, 2020 at 1:25 PM Comments comments (0)

One of our Members/Instructor (Chris Hall) has written a guide to successful online Martial Arts teaching.


https://docs.google.com/document/d/1sioFgRc0KDPEjoU64Asv_gFdVHXeEMn-89hkGv3Kg7k/edit?usp=sharing              ;


Best Wishes, Paul - Safe


Distance Learning Update

Posted by enquiriesimasa on April 23, 2020 at 8:30 AM Comments comments (2)

Member announcement;


In relation to online teaching (Distance Learning), In order to assist Instructors our Insurers (Allianz) have agreed that they will provide/extend cover for Instructors whilst teaching via recorded classes / live stream classes whilst on this Countries Lockdown, but please note;


The students would be taking part in these classes from home at their own risk.

They have advised that all Cl...

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Data App

Posted by enquiriesimasa on March 25, 2020 at 7:40 AM Comments comments (4)

This app has launched today from researchers at Kings College to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and identify at risk cases sooner by self-reporting your symptoms daily, even if you feel well Download this App, it is easy to use

https://covid.joinzoe.com ;

Please share the app with everyone you know on Facebook & Messenger. They need to get this to a lot of people fast to collect enough data to see the hidden cases – this Virus is an iceberg below the water that w...

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Covid-19 Update

Posted by enquiriesimasa on March 25, 2020 at 7:20 AM Comments comments (0)

IMASA Instructors additional extention for online Distance Learning, whilst on Lockdown.

Member announcement;



In relation to online teaching, Insurers have confirmed that they will provide cover, but note that all third parties will be taking part at their own risk.



They have advised that all Clubs and Instructors update their risk assessments to reflect training from home, and ...

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