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SEPTEMBER 1 & 2 // 2023

Much more than a weekend of competition -- Nationals weekend includes specialty Seminars taught by Master Instructors, High Rank Testings and Instructor Certifications, as well as competitions for all ages and ranks. Join us in Orlando, Florida for the Fall 2023 IMAS Nationals.

Available 3-5 days prior to competition date


Our Mission

We are committed to providing the best quality Martial Arts events that encourage our members to be champions in life and on the mats.


Learn more and do more at IMAS Nationals with the most innovative and relative trainings and competitions.

Our Venue

Quality rooms and quality rings! We work with our member schools to find the highest quality local venue so the entire family is comfortable. Join us in Orlando in September.

Wyndham Disney Resort

1850 Hotel Plaza Blvd

Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Visit to book your stay today!

Our Events

There are many ways to win!


Participants can compete in categories such as traditional forms, one-step combinations, tournament sparring, free-style weapons patterns, stick sparring and more -- or choose to challenge yourself with the board break challenge!

Join us Today

Ready for your next challenge? The IMAS Nationals is just around the corner and we’re super excited! Check out our site to find all the information that you need.


Do you train at an IMAS school? Talk to your instructor about how to prepare and register today.

Fri / Sept 1

Friday's schedule of events:


  • 9am High Rank Interviews

  • 10am High Rank Test

  • 12pm National Seminar #1

  • 1pm National Seminar #2

  • 2pm National Seminar #3

  • 3pm Judges Meeting

  • 3:30 Board Break Opens

  • 3:30 Competitions Begin for Weapons Forms, Padded Stick & Tag Team Sparring

  • 5:30 High Rank Competition


Sat / Sept 2

Saturday's schedule of events:


  • 7am Instructor Certification

  • 8:30 Judges Meeting

  • 9:30 Board Break Opens

  • 9:30 Main Event Competitions Begin

  • 7pm Top Ten Banquet

Sun / Sept 3

Sunday's schedule:

Inayan Eskrima Seminars taught by Mr. Pete Sorce.

  • 9:30 am Session 1 Seminars

  • 12pm Lunch Break

  • 1:30 pm Session 2 Seminars

Open to all teen and adult students and will cover a variety of Inayan Eskrima stick and blade skills and then explore some of their open hand applications.

Sunday's seminar location:

Johnson's Martial Arts

1030 New York Ave

St. Cloud, Florida 34769

Order your gear now to wear at Nationals!

National Seminar #1

Padded Stick Sparring w Mr. Pete Sorce

Gold medal Stick Sparring secrets!

Lightning Fast Combos, thrusts, jump strikes, redondos and more - here's your chance to learn how to win! 


National Seminar #2

Practical Tactical w Ms. Tia Talamantez

Some of the most applicable skills 

are also the easiest! Learn how to protect your friends and family with practical flashlight skills and mind-blowing finishes.


National Seminar #3

Competition Kamas w Ms. Alexis Lee & Mr. Brodey Johnson

Add some spark to your weapons

competition and learn a mix of traditional and stylized Kama techniques for all ranks and skill levels!



Join us Sunday, September 3rd

  • AM Session: 9:30am - 12:00pm

  • PM Session 1:30pm - 4:00pm

An exciting day of modern Eskrima training that compliments traditional martial arts programs. Topics will include defensive tactics, knife, single stick, double stick, focus mitt drills, locks, takedowns and more. Katalungan Pete Sorce is a methodical instructor that teaches in a way where everyone gets the most out of their training regardless of their experience level.



Fun for the entire family! We are pleased to offer discounted attraction tickets for Universal Studios, SeaWorld and The Wheel at ICON Park to participants of the 2023 IMAS Fall Nationals.

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