Welcome to the KIA

The Karate Institute of America is an open martial arts association that welcomes members from all different martial arts styles to participate in our tournaments and events.  Centered in Cleveland, Ohio and Detroit MI, the KI has members and hosts tournaments and events throughout the Midwest. 

Find a school near you
Kajukenpo Style Tang Soo Do Style
Cleveland KI (OH) Auburn Hills KI (MI)
Copper Country KI (MI) Oakland County KI (MI)
Munson KI (OH) Bloomfield Hills KI (MI)

Macomb KI (MI)
  Oak Park KI (MI)
  Shelby KI (MI)
  Las Vegas KI (NV)

Please check out the different events and tournaments offered through the year and feel free to contact us with any questions you may have!

Recent News

April 16, 2018 7:41 AM • James Stuber
November 14, 2017 7:50 AM • James Stuber
November 14, 2017 7:33 AM • James Stuber

Community service

Did you know, that besides our Make-a-wish support, that the Karate Institute of America frequently performs community service?  KIA has been involved in training law enforcement officers as well as elementary school students.  We are always looking for ways to promote martial arts and give back to the community.

49th KI Summer Games

KIA Summer Games: June 8-10th

Karate Institutes national summer weekend at Camp Nesbit in Sidnaw met with beautiful weather, a great camp venue and lots of fun.
Hiking Canyon Falls, belt testing (from a white belts first test to 1st class brown), seminars(with Grand Master Madry, Master Stuber and many more black belts as well as yoga and Tai Chi), canoe races, archery, rifle range, obstacle course, orienteering, five mile run through the woods, skits, fire with s'mores, star gazing, great food and all around good time for three days with around 60 wonderful participants.

Membership Renewal Reminder
Students are reminded that KIA memberships expired on 12/31/17. Renewing online is quick and easy.

Students with active memberships benefit with reduced rates on all KIA tournaments and events!  As part of your KIA membership, members earn points in competition as part of the Annual Point Series. 

Without a current membership, students will not be allowed to belt/stripe test. Additionally, non-member pricing will be in effect for all KIA points tournaments.


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