Welcome to the International Independent Martial Artists Association a leading Martial Arts Organization dedicated to Martial Arts Rank Advancement and Training for its members.
IIMAA also focused on the advancement of the martial arts without the politics. IIMAA is a non-political international association dedicated to providing quality education, training, resources, consulting and rank advancement to its members and affiliated schools.
Membership at IIMAA assures recognition and support through an international network of martial arts instructors and practitioners dedicated to their advancement and education.
IIMAA membership is open to all dedicated Martial Artists with a sincere desire to help themselves and others.
We have members from many different styles and systems including MMA, BJJ, Kickboxing, Taekwondo, Karate, etc.
Instructors world-wide retain complete control over their operations while receiving the resources, support and international recognition they deserve.
IIMAA is a leading Martial Arts Organization, Rank Advancement and Training Association dedicated to our members success!
IIMAA is a multi-style Martial Arts Organization, Rank Advancement and Training Association, supporting the combat and self defense oriented martial arts community.
Having over 1000 members from around the world, IIMAA is a nationally and internationally recognized Centralized Governing Agency.
I.I.M.A.A. provides standardized rank accreditation and promotion guidelines that are universally applied to all martial artists regardless of their training methods or philosophies.
The Mission of IIMAA is to unify Martial Artists from around the world with a foundation of mutual respect for all styles or systems and to provide services and guidance to foster Technical Excellence, Fellowship and Human Character Development.
IIMAA is committed to Ensuing Integrity and Maintaining the Highest Standard in the Martial Arts Community. Politics are not tolerated within IIMAA!
Each member is completely independent and can use IIMAA as much or as little as they feel necessary.
IIMAA is a leading Martial Arts Organization, Rank Advancement and Training Federation dedicated to our members success!
IIMAA was founded by Grandmaster Greg Goepfert and several individual Black Belts. IIMAA is a group of independent martial artists working together to achieve success in our lives as well as in our businesses.
GM Goepfert has developed a system named “Budo Ryu Shin Gendai Senshi” which translates to “living the martial way as a true modern warrior”. This system of martial arts comes from over 45 years of training in many different martial arts styles. In addition to founding his own system and being granted Sokeship and his 8th Dan by an international board; GM Goepfert also holds the following internationally recognized ranks:
– 8th Dan Tae-Kwon-Do
– 4th Dan Aikido
– 4th Dan Tang Soo Do
– 1st Dan Shotokan Karate
– Black Belt Jiu-Jitsu
– Level 1 Certified Krav Maga Instructor
– Certified Personal Trainer
– CrossFit Level 1 Instructor
– CPR/AED Certified
GM Goepfert is a certified Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Instructor under Carlson Gracie Jr. and a G.R.A.C.I.E. certified instructor by Royce Gracie.
GM Goepfert has been inducted into the following Halls of Fames:
- The Martial Arts World Magazine International Hall of Fame 2012. Presented by Grandmaster Y.K. Kim and Chief Master Bill Clark.
– World Karate Union Hall of Fame on June 27th, 2009 as Master of the Year
– The Martial Arts Health and Fitness Association as Founder of the Year for 2010
– Action Martial Arts Magazines Hall of Honors on January 8th, 2010
GM Goepfert also works with the following organizations:
-Martial Arts Health & Fitness Association (Germany)
-International Combat Union (UK)
-World JFC Federation (Italy)
-World Juboxing Federation (Italy)
-Brazilian Confederation of Traditional Kickboxing (Brazil)
GM Goepfert spent several years living and training in Okinawa, Japan and Korea while serving in the U.S. Air Force. During this time GM Goepfert trained Special Forces and Law Enforcement personnel in hand to hand combat and defensive tactics.
GM Goepfert has many competition victories, including: 1st place in the Okinawa International, 1st in the 1989 World Karate Championships, 1st in Nationals, and 1st place in State. In addition he has several students that have won World, National and State Championships.
GM Goepfert has owned and operated several martial art schools in Illinois, Florida, Massachusetts and Okinawa. He has also taught martial arts classes at many academic schools, colleges and military bases.
GM Goepfert has served as a Law Enforcement Officer and spent two years assigned to the Palm Beach County Sheriffs Office Training Division (12th largest SO in the U.S.) where he was the lead Defensive Tactics Instructor. He was also tasked with instructing all high liability areas to over 1,600 Deputies. GM Goepfert served as an adjunct instructor for Palm Beach College Criminal Justice Academy where he instructed students in all areas of police work. GM Goepfert holds Instructor certifications in Firearms, Defensive Tactics, Handgun, Shotgun, Rifle, Pepperball, Traffic Stops, Driving, Taser, etc. In addition he is certified by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement in Firearms, Defensive Tactics and Driving.
GM Goepfert has earned his Bachelors Degrees in Business Administration and an MBA with a concentration in Human Resources.
We are looking for dedicated representatives to grow with us. Reps receive many benefits with IIMAA. CALL 561-302-7065 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. All states are available!
IIMAA is a leading Martial Arts Federation that issues rank, conducts training and offers consulting services. IIMAA is dedicated to the success of our members and member martial arts schools
Dr. Jim McCann III AL
Victory School of Martial Arts
2440 Minor Parkway
Adamsville, AL 35005
Liam M. Jackson AR
1009 Rock Street
White Hall, Arkansas 71602
Drew Serrano CT
East Coast Training Systems
P.O. Box 896
Waterbury, CT 06720
Master David Barker KY
6th Dan Okami Ryu-Do Bujutsu
Patrick Matthews MA
Krystine Jones The Pound Martial Arts Center
3131 Cranberry Highway
East Wareham, MA 02538
PO Box 572
East Wareham, MA 02538
John Araujo Sensei MA
Aikido Of Bristol County
Bushido Tenshin Dojo
651 Orchard St. Suite 401
New Bedford, Ma 02747
58 Butler St.
New Bedford, Ma 02744
Don Sorrell MI
Metro Martial Arts
15195 Allen Rd.
Southgate, MI 48195
David Zacker MI
Elite Martial Arts
1258 South Commerce Road
Walled Lake MI 48390
Chuck Arnel NV
101 S. Linda St
Pahrump NV, 89048
Grandmaster Larry Martin RI
Shojukempo International Martial Arts Association
24 Amity St.
Providence, Rhode Island 02908
(401 ) 481-3174
GRANDMASTER CARLOS SILVA UT
CONFEDERACAO BRASILEIRA DE KICKBOXING TRADICIONAL CBKBT GO USA
2968 Lazy J. Circle
Salt Lake City, UTAH, 84120-5006
Michael Robert Mitchell WI
873 Glenview Dr.
Verona WI, 53593
Soke Yevhenii Mykhailenko
All-Ukrainian Federation of Full-Contact Fighting
Ukraine, Kiev, 9 Zdolbunovskaya Street
Sijo/ Kyoshi Paul Treacy UK
Shogun martial arts studio
187A BAKER STREET
ENFIELDLONDIN EN 1 3 J T ENGLAND
Matt Plewes Japan
C.A.I. International Headquarters
C.A.M.A.F.14-7 Nibancho Aoiku,
Shizuoka, Japan 420-0076
Tel. In Japan 090-6087-2729 / Outside Japan +81-906-087-2729
Morne Swanepoel South Africa
PO BOX 472
Amanzimtoti Kwa Zulu
Natal 4125 South Africa
+2731 903 7616 (Outside South Africa)031 903 7616 (Within South Africa)Cell: 079 873 7451
Bernd Hoehle Germany
Martial Arts Association – International Fasanenweg 3aD-31655
+49 ( 0 ) 5721 / 7 28 66
Renshi José Manuel Acevedo Spain
A.J.J.H.A.Gimnasio Francisco Mota C/ Padre Bartolome Pou nº 10 Bajos 07003 Palma de Mallorca -Baleares España
971 . 20 70 23
IIMAA is an International Martial Arts Federation dedicated to the success of our members and member martial arts schools.