SEPTEMBER 9 & 10 // 2022

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 Gatlinburg, Tennessee for the Fall 2022 IMAS Nationals.


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 Spring 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 Gatlinburg in September.

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Gatlinburg Convention Center

234 Historic Nature Trail

Hotel details and group rates soon to come!

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 Fall 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 9


Times are an estimate


9:00 am High Rank Interviews

10:00 am High Rank Test

12:00 pm Judges Certification*

1:00 pm Instructor Certification

1:00 pm National Seminar #1

2:00 pm National Seminar #2

3:00 pm National Seminar #3

4:00 pm Board Challenge Opens

4:00 pm Weapons Forms

4:30 pm Tag Team Sparring

5:00 pm Team Free Design

5:00 pm Padded Stick Sparring

6:00 - 9:00 pm Kids Night!!


Sat / Sept 10


Times are an estimate


9:00 am Judges Certification*

10:00 am Board Challenge Opens

11:00 am Main Event Competitions

*All judges must attend at least one of the Judges Certifications

Note: School Owner meeting on Thursday, September 8th at 6:00 pm.

Register with your IMAS Instructor!

Order your gear now to wear at Nationals!

National Seminar #1

Quick & Easy Grappling Submissions

w Mr. Bobby Lindamood

Introduction to quick and easy submissions that you can use to win in no gi grappling submissions that you can immediately place in your game for beginners as well as advanced grapplers.


National Seminar #2

Sparring w Mr. Yirme Brown

Do you want to be a champion?

Learn new tips and tricks while working with Mr. Yirme Brown. He has some awesome drills to help you step up your offense, defense, and all around kicking abilities -- helping you go for gold!


National Seminar #3

Kali w Mr. David Vincent

He is always they, and they are always armed.

Learn to make use of bladed weapons and 'force multipliers' and how they apply to Martial Arts as well as your every day routines. Note: bring a training blade.