INDEPENDENT MARTIAL ARTS FEDERATIONtm
Serving Martial Artists of All Styles!

Welcome to the Independent Martial Arts Federation(TM) Homepage!

The IMF exists to serve and support martial artists in their development. We welcome all martial artists regardless of style, system or other affiliation. We offer our active members:

* FREE Promotion opportunities when time-in-rank periods are met
* Low cost testing fees for those wishing to promote before time-in-rank is met
* Home Study Courses to broaden your martial arts training
* A Martial Arts Store offering dojo art, instructional tapes and more.
* Great support and service without dictates or politics
* Student membership packages for instructors
* Information resources including: Martial Arts FAQ Selected Excerpts, Select Martial Arts Lineage Charts (Adobe Reader required), and Martial Arts Bibliography.
* Listing on our school directory page
* A Hall of Honor to recognize outstanding achievements.

To join, go here to complete an application and pay your fees online. Or, print off an application, fill in your information, and return to the indicated address with the appropriate fees. For more information please email us at imaf100@aol.com, or call 817-874-8296. Mailing address: Robert Shook - IMF, 4217 Sherman Oaks, Burleson TX 76028 USA. Please visit our Directory Page for more information, member schools and links.


MARTIAL ART PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

Three Belts to 1st Black Martial Art Home Study Courses $45.00 each!
$15.00 per Belt Test for All Members!
Order DVDs online or by mail.
Email us, or call 817-874-8296.

Come visit the IMF Store on CafePress to buy training t-shirts, cups and mugs and more great gear to come!

CHINESE DRAGON KEMPO teaches hard-hitting techniques in a unique way. Students train and test with a target dummy so they can practice at full speed and full strength. Visit the link to learn more.

WARRIOR SPIRIT HAPKIDO focuses on basic strikes, joint locks, and throws applicable to various self-defense stand-up and ground situations. Visit the link to learn more.

WARRIOR SPIRIT JUJITSU teaches a hard-core jujitsu system focusing on gross motor movements and combinations that can be mastered in a matter of weeks or months. Visit the link to learn more.

GOSHIN KARATE-DO , an empty-hand art harkening back to the original kara-te (China Hand) that evolved in Okinawa from Chinese arts, is a striking art of punches, kicks, knees and elbows that teaches one-step techniques and forms. Visit the link to learn more.

SMALL WHITE CRANE KUNG FU KEMPO is a forms-based system using three forms from White Crane Chuan Fa. Small White Crane Kempo adds an interesting, hard-striking art to our library. The system includes a striking set, a kicking set, and a short wooden dummy form. Visit the link to learn more.

CLOSE QUARTER FIGHTING COURSE presents cross-art self-defense techniques based on the close quarter combat skills taught to Allied forces in World War II. This is an essential course that can supplement any curriculum. Visit the link to learn more.

HAND DRAWN RANK CERTIFICATES on rice paper in Japanese, Korean or Chinese calligraphy are available in two sizes: 14"X17" ($80) or 11"x14" ($70) and include membership. They also can be drawn on high quality parchment paper for $5 additional. To order with membership, see the application or order online. For current members and non-members who want an additional certificate the cost is $40.00 for the 14"X17" or $30.00 for the 11"x14". Visit the link to learn more.

HALL OF HONOR! The IMF supports a Hall of Honor that registers the achievements of martial artists whether or not they are members and regardless of style and art. The honoree receives an 18"x24" hanging scroll in traditional calligraphy and a printed 8 1/2"x11" certificate. All honorees are permanently listed in the Hall of Honor. Registration is only $75. Visit the link to learn more.


* Deluxe Lifetime Membership - $70.00 Includes - member card, membership certificate, Deluxe 11"x14" (rice paper) rank recognition certificate, Federation patch

* Premier Lifetime Membership - $45.00 Includes - member card, membership certificate, Premier rank recognition certificate, Federation patch

* Time-in-Rank Promotions Requirements
Promotion - under 1st Dan FREE to Active Members ($3.00 S&H charge)
Promotion - above 1st Dan FREE to Active Members($3.00 S&H charge)

* Promotion Fees before Time-in-Rank period is met Requirements
1st Dan $35.00 * 2nd Dan $50.00 * 3rd Dan $90.00 * 4th Dan $120.00
5th Dan $150.00 * 6th Dan and above $175.00

* Instructor Recognition Certificate - $15.00 (one-time)

* School Charter - $25.00 (one-time)

* Headmaster/Founder Certificate - $175.00 (Requirements)


All information and images on this website are copyright of the Independent Martial Arts Federation(TM). The Founders Council reserves and retains all rights related thereto.


Systems and styles represented in the IMAFtm: Tae Kwon Do, Jujitsu, Hapkido, Kenpo, Goju, Kung Fu, Wing Chun, Bak Yong Do, Shotokan, Judo, Shorin-Ryu, Tang Soo Do, Escrima/Arnis, Hapchidado, Nagare Do Sogo Ryu, Aikijujutsu, Iaijutsu, Shaolin Kung Fu Viet Quyen Dao, Kazoku Kai Karate, Pyon Moo Sul, Kanousei Ryu Ninjutsu, Aikido and others. We have members in: Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Great Britain, Iran, Latvia, Singapore, Sweden, Venezuela and Russia.

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