ISKA is recognized as a world leader in both Sport Karate and Kickboxing. It is the only organization to be televised worldwide on the ESPN network including here in South Africa. Shihan Paul Cave is currently the president and Shihan Phil Anderson is the Vice President to ISKA SA.
ISKA is modern, dynamic and original. We have divisions which no one else has including Breaking, Unison Kata – both traditional and Creative, Self defense Team events, light contact and Continuous fighting, Light continuous low kicks, Xtreme Kicking Challenge and of course the Grand Championship Divisions (all Black belt winners compete against each other regardless of weight.
The NMA selects a team each year to participate at the ISKA World Championships in Orlando, Florida. Over 3000 competitors enter from all over the world. $40 000 in cash and awards are handed out, and with trophies for 1st – 8th place, nothing compares to it. Up to 90% of the world famous Team Paul Mitchell comes from ISKA.
ISKA also regulates amateur MMA throughout USA and some of Europe. ISKA is also in actual fact the owners of STRIKE FORCE, second largest MMA Pro circuit and televised worldwide on ESPN.
Our annual Tournament in South Africa billed as “DESTINY”, takes place each year during August in Cape Town. Check out the DESTINY link on our home page. All students from all styles are welcome! You need not be affiliated directly to the NMA. What have you got to lose?