The M.A.I.N Event San Diego, CA October 14, 2022 - October 15, 2022

Friday 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Saturday 9:00 am - 4:30 PM

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Kyoshi Fred DePalma and the staff at MA1st are proud to announce The MAIN Event in San Diego, California USA - The M.A.I.N. Event, an unparalleled opportunity to experience the best of the best leaders of the world wide Martial Arts Industry.

2 Custom Study Tracks

Business Track

Business mentoring can be a highly effective way to improve business performance. This track will allow you to study with this world class assembly of Business mentors while they show you how to leverage their knowledge, experience, advice, counsel and industry know-how to drive your successful business model.

Instructor Track

Contrary to popular belief, it takes more than just having good kicks or good credentials to instruct martial arts for a living. Like most jobs, if you want to teach martial arts for a living... you need a good mentor, too! The 'MAIN' Event organizers have assembled some of the most motivated and skilled professionals in the world and they are here to instruct you.

Courtyard San Diego Airport/Liberty Station

2592 Laning Road

San Diego, CA USA

Phone: (800) 321-2211

209$ + tax USD/night


Rate available 10/11/22 to 10/16/22

Guest can contact Hotel Reservations directly at

1-(800) 321-2211 and reference the MAIN Event Group, or group code 'MIA'


You are invited to join a Who's Who of industry professionals for this world-class event, designed exclusively for owners, instructors and staff. This 'working seminar' will feature workshops, discussions and training sessions presented by the ‘new leaders’ of the Martial Arts community.

As a school owner or manager you make business decision every day, important decision that could spell success or failure for you and your team. Some of those decisions are made with great confidence and, unfortunately, some are not. An outside network can be invaluable, new people, new ideas, and access to a whole new network of experience. Attend The ‘MAIN’ Event and start making decisions with confidence.

Learn from the best of the best while networking with an exclusive group of industry peers. Join the best in the world for this Fun, informative, and inspiring event! Learn, grow, share, and network with the 'new leaders' of martial arts!

Who should a attend?

That's simple! You, of course! The 'MAIN' Event has been strategically designed to bring to you a diversely motivated and educated assembly of mentors and instructors offering a wide range of knowledge and experience. But it shouldn’t stop with you, the business owner. Instructors, management and staff will all benefit from this event of the year.