The Kumite is a full scale production company that is best known for its self-titled “Kumite Classic” tournament and expo. The martial arts showcase is the crown jewel of the Kumite brand, recognized as the mecca for martial arts in Pittsburgh. The annual martial arts and fitness convention grew into the largest and most prestigious event of its kind with an annual draw of 15,000 spectators and competitors over Memorial Day weekend at the Monroeville Convention Center. Professional athletes, Olympians, and celebrities flocked to Western Pennsylvania for a fusion of sport and entertainment which included over 15 different combat sports and fitness events under one roof.