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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.
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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.

BOARD MEMBERS

GM Greg Goepfert, 8th Dan Taekwondo/Jiu Jitsu/Krav Maga

Master David Conklin, 5th Dan Jiu Jitsu/Kickboxing/Judo USJA

GM Greg Goepfert, 8th Dan Taekwondo/Jiu Jitsu/Krav Maga

Grandmaster Gregory Goepfert

Soke Michael DePasquale Jr Ju Jitsu/

Master David Conklin, 5th Dan Jiu Jitsu/Kickboxing/Judo USJA

GM Greg Goepfert, 8th Dan Taekwondo/Jiu Jitsu/Krav Maga

Soke Michael Depasquale Jr

Master David Conklin, 5th Dan Jiu Jitsu/Kickboxing/Judo USJA

Master David Conklin, 5th Dan Jiu Jitsu/Kickboxing/Judo USJA

Master David Conklin, 5th Dan Jiu Jitsu/Kickboxing/Judo USJA

Master Dave Conklin

Kyoshi Drew Serrano, 7th Dan American Filipino Kun Tao

Kyoshi Drew Serrano, 7th Dan American Filipino Kun Tao

Master David Conklin, 5th Dan Jiu Jitsu/Kickboxing/Judo USJA

Master Drew Serrano

Master Fred Mergen, 7th Dan American Kenpo

Kyoshi Drew Serrano, 7th Dan American Filipino Kun Tao

Master Michael Mitchell, 7th Dan Tang Soo Do

Master Fred Mergen

Master Michael Mitchell, 7th Dan Tang Soo Do

Kyoshi Drew Serrano, 7th Dan American Filipino Kun Tao

Master Michael Mitchell, 7th Dan Tang Soo Do

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REPRESENTATIVES

Martial Arts Federation

 

We are looking for dedicated representatives to grow with us. Reps receive many benefits with IIMAA. CALL 561-302-7065 or email mg@iimaa.net 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
(205) 335-3425
pastorjim@vcflive.org

Liam M. Jackson AR
1009 Rock Street
White Hall, Arkansas 71602
(870)267-1379
whitehallma@aol.com
whitehallma.cmasdirect.com

William Norton AZ
Korean Martial Arts Academy
Corp 1550 E. Chandler Heights Rd
​Chandler, AZ 85249
(480) 383-9247
www.eastvalleykarate.com
kmaacademy@yahoo.com

Matt Smith CA
Wang Ho Taekwondo Union
8048 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91942
(714) 202-6330
tkdtsd@gmail.com

​Drew Serrano CT

East Coast Training Systems
P.O. Box 896
Waterbury, CT 06720
(203) 410-9222
dserrano@eastcoasttrainingsystems.com

Soke Greg Goepfert State of FL
Impact School of Martial Arts​
650 Pine Avenue North
Oldsmar, FL 34677
Phone: 561-302-7065
www.groundwarrior.com
mg@iimaa.net

Shihan Steven Schwartz West FL
West Coast Martial Arts Academy
5656 Swift Road
Sarasota, Florida 34231
941-922-6403
sschwartz@qualityenclosures.com
www.wcmaa.com

Master David Barker KY
6th Dan Okami Ryu-Do Bujutsu
606-694-5497
okami2011ddm@yahoo.com
barkersmartialarts2.cmasdirect.com

Michael W. Neal, D.D. PhD KY
MAMadison Martial Arts Academy, Inc
1291 Berea Rd
Richmond, Kentucky 40475
1-(502)-713-0667
Moble: 1-(859)-779-5139
grandmasterneal@yahoo.com
http://shaolin-mmaa.org

Patrick Matthews MA
Krystine Jones The Pound Martial Arts Center
3131 Cranberry Highway
East Wareham, MA 02538
Mailing address:
PO Box 572
East Wareham, MA 02538
508-789-3394
www.thepoundmac.com

John Araujo Sensei MA
Aikido Of Bristol County
Bushido Tenshin Dojo
651 Orchard St. Suite 401
New Bedford, Ma 02747
Mailing Address;
58 Butler St.
New Bedford, Ma 02744
508-889-8658
Aikidoofbristolcounty.com
Tenshindojo@gmail.com

Don Sorrell MI
Metro Martial Arts
15195 Allen Rd.
Southgate, MI 48195
Donsorrell@earthlink.net

​David Zacker MI
Elite Martial Arts
1258 South Commerce Road
Walled Lake MI 48390
Tmasblue7@aol.com

Brian Rackley MO
Xtreme Karate and MMA, LLC
​1538 Imperial Center
West Plains, Mo 65775
417-256-5700
www.xtremekarateandmma.com
www.westplainsfightclub.com

Master Paul Dyer ND
Dakota Dragon Defense
1017 4th Ave N
Fargo, ND 58102
701-388-1899
http://www.blackbelts.us
dakotadragondakotadragondefense@gmail.com

Chuck Arnel NV
101 S. Linda St
Pahrump NV, 89048
775-422-KICK (5425)
ma4life@sbcglobal.net

Sensei Jeff Burlingame OH
3267 Pearl Rd.
Medina, Ohio 44256
(330) 721-9695
jb@asianma.com
www.asianma.com

Grandmaster Larry Martin   RI
Shojukempo International Martial Arts Association
24 Amity St.
Providence, Rhode Island 02908
(401 ) 481-3174
rishotokankarate@netscape.net
http://shojukempointl.tripod.com

Lance Adams SC
1644 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201
803-518-9801
l73adams@yahoo.com
http://fudoshinjujitsu.com

Wylie Mitchell TX
Texoma Martial Arts”The Institute of Martialology”
115 S. Harrison
Sherman, TX 75090
(903) 814-9966
texomamaa@yahoo.com
www.texomamaa.com

Drew Arthur TX
​Lone Star MMA Gym
3508 Westway Street
Tyler, TX 75703
(903) 530-5836
zenmasta@worldblackbelt.com
www.lonestarmmagym.com

​GRANDMASTER CARLOS SILVA UT
CONFEDERACAO BRASILEIRA DE KICKBOXING TRADICIONAL CBKBT GO USA
2968 Lazy J. Circle
Salt Lake City, UTAH, 84120-5006
cbkbt.freeservers.comcarlossilva2@hotmail.com

Michael Robert Mitchell WI
873 Glenview Dr.
Verona WI, 53593
(608) 354-4807
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​​Sijo/ Kyoshi Paul Treacy​ UK
Shogun martial arts studio
187A BAKER STREET
ENFIELDLONDIN EN 1 3 J T ENGLAND
Sigungtreacy@hotmail.com

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
http://www.chuntianacademy.com

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
morne@combatcoaching.com
www.combatcoaching.com

Gunther Benjamins Germany
Wykhoffweg 51 7 26725
Emden / Germany 04921-929703
kampfsport-emden@web.de
www.kampfsport-emden.de

Bernd Hoehle Germany
​Martial Arts Association – International Fasanenweg 3aD-31655
Stadthagen Germany
+49 ( 0 ) 5721 / 7 28 66
info@MAA-I.comwww.maa-i.com

Grandmaster Boris Krivokapic Serbia
“Karadjordje”, J. Ilica 2O64/22-00-907
063/103-09-82
ww.hapkikwan.com
www.taekwondoredstar.com
krivokapicboris@yahoo.com

​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
http://acevedojiujitsu.es.tl
acevedojiujitsu@hotmail.com

Shihan Niklas Albrecht
Tatsu Ryu Karate Dojo
Niklas Albrecht
Rosengartenstrasse 207324 Vilters
www.tatsu-ryu-karate-do.com
shihan@tatsu-ryu-karate-do.com

Olomo Guy Bertrand Cameroon
ISKA Cameroon B.P: 413 Yaounde (Cameroon)
237 22 06 38 44
Cell: 237 96 91 39 83
jodo2015@yahoo.fr
http://www.iska-africa.com
http://iskacameroun.webs.com

IIMAA is an International Martial Arts Federation dedicated to the success of our members and member martial arts schools.