IAMA was founded by Gary Alexander, a former Marine and Martial Artist, to provide a forum for better interfaces with styles, better teaching methods, standards rules to govern competitions, standards of excellence, criteria for the awarding of rank, and combined business potentials.
USA Boxing is the national governing body of amateur, Olympic-style boxing, and is the United States' member organization of the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA). As a national governing body recognized by the United States Olympic Committee, USA Boxing is responsible for the administration, development and promotion of Olympic-style boxing in the United States.
MAIA is the world's most innovative and creative martial arts business association. Their mission is to grow the martial arts industry by raising the standards of professionalism in teaching, curriculum, education, techniques, methods, safety and communication.
The OIKKA was established in 1990 by Master Angi Uezu to promote and teach Isshinryu Karate under the guidance of Master Uezu and in the tradition that he has established. The OIKKA conducts seminars and tournaments on an annual basis to help unify the membership.