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Coaches Clinic 2014

We were honored to have such an amazing group of martial artists attend the 2014 Coaches Clinic! We’re looking forward to seeing everyone back on the mat next year!  

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Congratulations to our Eskrimadors!

Congratulations to Richard Bustillo for the Martial Arts Icon Award and Rick Morales for the Most Exemplary Student Award from the Cacoy Doce Pares World Federation! SGM Cacoy Canete (12th degree) approves of Richard Bustillo (11th degree) promotions: Jeff Pulanco (2nd degree), Richard Morales (5th degree), Richard Canete (1st degree), and Mike Harris (1st degree).

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2014 US Martial Arts Hall of Fame

Chief Instructor, Richard Bustillo, was honored to attend the 2014 US Martial Arts Hall of Fame Award Ceremony where he was honored to receive the Golden Eagle Award, the highest honor of the ceremony.  Sigung Bustillo also taught an IMB seminar. See pictures of the event below.  

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2014 US Martial Arts Hall of Fame Golden Eagle Award

IMB Chief Instructor, Richard S. Bustillo, was honored by the United States Martial Arts International Council at the 2014 Hall of Fame Ceremony with the Golden Eagle Award. This is the highest honor awarded by the Council. Sigung Bustillo expresses his appreciation in the following letter to the Council.   June 21, 2014 Professor Cale […]

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My IMB Family by Matt Freetage

Matt Freetage is the Muay Thai instructor at Columbus Kickboxing Academy in Columbus, OH. He serves his community as a police officer by day and martial arts instructor by night. His 20 years of martial arts experience include Filipino martial arts, kickboxing and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. For more information or to schedule a trial class at […]

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Boxing Seminar: February 15

The IMB Academy will hold a boxing seminar hosted by Richard Bustillo on February 15 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. Richard Bustillo is an Olympic certified boxing coach and official certified at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado. Pre-register for the best rates.

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My Biggest Influence

My martial arts career began when I was in 2nd grade. After trying every possible other sport, my parents dragged me kicking and screaming to Charlotte Martial Arts Academy. No matter how much kicking and screaming they do, they have trouble dragging me away from that place now. My journey in the martial arts has […]

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