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Innovative Martial Arts
15-1599 Dugald Rd
Winnipeg, MB



Winnipeg, MB July 31, 2014 – In recognition of its dedication to quality martial art instruction and community involvement, Innovative Martial Arts has been recognized with the Mark of Excellence Award from Century Martial Arts, one of the most respected organizations in the industry.

Innovative Martial Arts was part of a select few to receive the distinguished Mark of Excellence Award for 2014, the highest honor bestowed by Century Martial Arts. Not only has Innovative Martial Arts served the community as a whole, but they have also had an exceptionally positive impact on individuals by dedicated so much to their students’ development in both martial arts and everyday life. “At Century our core belief is that martial arts has the ability to profoundly change lives,” said Century Martial Arts founder and CEO, Michael Dillard. “And that is exactly what Innovative Martial Arts is doing — changing lives for the betterment of their community.”

Andrew Green and Kathleen Collins accepted the Mark of Excellence Award on behalf of the school at The Gold Event on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at The TAO Nightclub in The Venetian in Las Vegas. The event was part of the Martial Arts SuperShow, the world’s largest martial art industry tradeshow and educational event hosted by The Martial Arts Industry Association (MAIA). Innovative Martial Arts, as a martial arts leader in the community with the latest trends and staff development instruction, is a regular attendee of the SuperShow.

“I am honored that Century has recognized my school for our commitment to martial arts,” Andrew Green said. “The true test of any instructor is the impact made on students’ lives, and it is incredibly rewarding to receive such positive feedback from the industry.”

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For more information about the Mark of Excellence Award, please contact Century Martial Arts. To learn more about the Martial Arts SuperShow, visit

About Innovative Martial Arts
Innovative Martial Arts is located in Winnipeg, MB at 558 Keenleyside and teaches martial arts to students of all ages. To learn more about Innovative Martial Arts, call 204-505-2787 or visit

About Century Martial Arts
Based in Oklahoma City, Century Martial Arts is the world leader in martial art products and the largest manufacturer and distributor of individual contact sports equipment. Century has sold products to support martial arts, mixed martial arts, boxing and kickboxing throughout the world for over 35 years. Additionally, Century is the exclusive provider of UFC® (Ultimate Fighting Championship®) fight gear. For more information, visit or call (800) 626-2787.  

About Martial Arts Industry Association
Since 2001, the Martial Arts Industry Association (MAIA) has been the world’s most innovative and creative martial arts business association. It was established with one simple mission: Grow the martial art industry, one school at a time. Through their expert business consulting services, MAIA is proudly raising industry standards of professionalism in teaching, curriculum, education, techniques, methods, safety, and communication. For more information, visit or call (866) 626-6226.



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Innovative Martial Arts makes the cut again this year :)

Didn't hit first, but Anytime Fitness with 3000+ locations and the Reh-Fit centre which was government funded and a $10 million facility are some stiff competition that I'm ok with falling in behind.

Thanks to everyone for all the support, we'll do our best to continue living up to the title and serving our community as best we can.