2017 NASKA 
Awards Banquet
Featured at NASKA's AKA Warrior tournament in Chicago was the 2018 NASKA Awards Banquet. 

Amba Martial Arts instructors Sensei Martin and Sensei Tyler along with teammates, Bill Hunter and Mirek Sobotka, came away with a world title award in the Senior Men's Team division. 

Thanks to Ron Pohnel, Charl Oka, our League of Angels teammates, and our sponsor, Fighter's Inc.
League of Angels Keiki Squad
Amba Martial Arts students, and grandkids, Jaden and Jacob have joined Tanner on League of Angels' mighty Keiki team.

Amba Martial Arts already have Sensei Martin, Sensei MJ, and Sensei Tyler on League of Angels along with members throughout North America. The addition of Jaden and Jacob make three generations of Ambas on LOA. Our thanks to Coach Jack Felton, Ron Pohnel, Charl Oka, and Fighters Inc. for believing in them.
Shark City Nationals
San Jose, California
The weather in Lake Tahoe cooperated and the Amba Martial Arts Tournament Team was able to make it over the summit to compete at Tony and Theresa Kattengell's Shark City Nationals for their first tournament of the year. The students have been working hard and it paid off as they returned to Reno with 21 first places, 10 second places, 2 third places, 3 fourth places and 2 Grand Championships. Great start to the martial arts tournament season.
BC Open Martial Arts Championships (Team USA vs Team Canada) 
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

Team USA Juniors, Gold, Team USA, Adult, Gold

MJ Amba, Sparring - Gold and Grand Champion Finalist

Kennedy Cartagena, Forms, Gold and Grand Champion, Advanced Belt Sparring, 
Gold Black Belt Sparring, Bronze and Blood Rule Disqualification

Maximo Torres, Advanced Belt Sparring, Silver, Black Belt Sparring, Gold

Cole Brandon, Forms, Gold, Advanced Belt Sparring, Gold, Black Belt Sparring, Silver

Diego Trigilio, Forms, Silver, Intermediate Sparring, Gold, Black Belt Sparring, Gold
Goju-Shorei Third Degree Promotion
Sensei Martin and Sensei MJ were honored their third degree black belts. As a distinct honor, Sensei Martin was always named Assistant Director of Goju-Shorei Karate. Thanks to Soke Dave McNeill, Master Larry Kooyman, Master Ken Mammen and Goju-Shorei Systems.
Family First Martial Arts Seminar
Franklin, Tennessee
Sensei Martin and Instructor Joji had an amazing time sharing sparring drills, conditioning and techniques with the instructors and students of Family First Martial Arts. Franklin is right outside of Nashville, Tennessee, which made this seminar even more enjoyable as they both took in the sites and sounds of Nashville. Our sincere thanks to Larry and Dani Kooyman for the excellent heartland hospitality.