Karate, kung fu, hapkido, tae-kwon do, shotokan, isshin-ryu practitioners and all other types and styles of martial arts,
Sensei, sifu, instructors, teachers and school owners get your teams ready for the National Martial Arts League Team Eliminations. Just in case you haven’t heard the Columbia Marriott Hotel is hosting the 2012 National Martial Arts League (NMAL) Team Eliminations July 19-22nd in Columbia, South Carolina. The NMAL is offering another venue choice for all martial arts styles and disciplines. This league is a medium point contact league with the objective of signing the top 32 teams to contract to compete nationwide via 2-hour live event shows to showcase the beauty of martial arts to America and later determine the best team in America.
Each division first place team will be awarded $25,000; the second place team will be awarded $10,000 and $5,000 for the third place. In addition, thirty-two teams will be given opportunities to get paid to compete in the National Martial Arts League to compete against these 32 teams and eventually determine the best of the best at the Kumite.
Those martial artists interested in participating in this premiere event must find fourteen other competitors besides them self to register and compete in the event. All team registrations are processed online at: http://www.thenationalmartialartsleague.com/registration/
The team registration fee as of this date/time is $845. Your team must consist of 15 members, thirteen competitive and two management positions:
- 18+ Lightweight – 151
- 18+ Middleweight – 162
- 18+ Light Heavyweight – 175
- 18+ Heavyweight – 200
- 18+ Super-Heavyweight 200+
- 18+ Lightweight -140 (Female)
- 18+ Lightweight 140+ (Female)
- 35+ Lightweight 162.81
- 35+ Middleweight 173
- 35+ Heavyweight 173+
- 35+ Open (FEMALE)
- 45+ Open
- 45+ Open (FEMALE)
- Team Coach/Team Trainer
- Team Manager
Each team will be required to compete using the following rules. For more details about the event go the event website at: http://www.theNMAL.com.