George Mattson

Author's details

Name: George Mattson
Date registered: July 23, 2012
URL: http://uechi-ryu.com

Latest posts

  1. Self-Disclosure — September 2, 2014
  2. What a great SummerFest! — August 10, 2014
  3. When the Dragon Whispers — July 26, 2014
  4. SummerFest Final Schedule for Friday! — July 20, 2014
  5. SummerFest Final Schedule for Saturday! — July 18, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. WinterFest 2015 – March 6th and 7th! — 4 comments
  2. Join us for Buzz Durkin’s 40th Anniversary Celebration! — 4 comments
  3. Joe Lewis: R.I.P. — 3 comments
  4. 2014 SummerFest — 3 comments
  5. New “Rank & Honors” Registry — 3 comments

Author's posts listings

Sep 02 2014

Self-Disclosure

A Sensei’s powerful teaching Technique By Ray Hughes   In the mid-eighties and teaching for roughly ten years, I realized that my teaching technique was not as effective as I wanted it to be. My school was doing fine, but I wanted better results. As I started wrestling with this dilemma, I began with the assumption that …

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Aug 10 2014

What a great SummerFest!

I wish to thank all of you who attended and supported this year’s martial arts SummerFest making it one of the most successful events since it was first created in 1983. Also thanks to all of you who sent me email expressing how much you learn and enjoyed the event. Certainly one of the most memorable …

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Jul 26 2014

When the Dragon Whispers

When the Dragon Whispers by Bill Finnerty Much is written,little is said. Much is taught,but little is actually passed on.But why should it be? To fully understand the true depth of martial,you must study the ancient culture and all its strict traditions. Rank does not denote knowledge, nor does it command the respect we think …

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Jul 20 2014

SummerFest Final Schedule for Friday!

SummerFest 2014 Information Sheet & Friday’s Schedule Register Here Rory Miller, who has become a regular at the camp, is going to be with us all three days and will be teaching a number of seminars on Friday and Saturday. Sunday, Rory will be conducting his first Summerfest “Event” If you didn’t preregister and would …

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Jul 18 2014

SummerFest Final Schedule for Saturday!

Friday’s schedule has been posted on the home page. Saturday’s schedule is complete and ready to be viewed and/or printed. Still a few more days to pre-register and save money! Best,                                                   …

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Jul 14 2014

Faith in Fish by David Finkelstein

This morning, an old friend and student, Michael Zwerdling, sent me a copy of an article published in the Spring,2014 “Atlantic Salmon Journal”, written by another “very old” friend and student of mine, David Finkelstein. David is famous for working a few years with the Ford Foundation as the organization’s first China specialist before retiring …

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Jul 13 2014

IUKF Chairman Henry Thom coming to SummerFest!

Henry Thom Sensei Thom, Chairman of IUKF and senior Uechi-ryu instructor is a gifted martial artist and superb seminar presenter at SummerFest. He is the author of a very popular self-defense DVD (previews can be seen on youtube) and is well known on the seminar circuit.

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Jul 09 2014

David Hunt Joins the “Presenters” for SummerFest

I am very pleased to notify everyone that sensei David Hunt will be with us this year at a Presenter. His topic will be: “ Accelerating your Techniques using Rotation and Stance” Not too late for on-line registration. . .

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Jul 04 2014

New Presenter this year. . . Marjorie Swift

Non-Physical Self-Defense Marjorie Swift  Mention self-defense & the average martial artist reviews all the techniques he or she has practiced many times.  Followed by the statement: This won’t happen to me.” In this seminar, we will explore the statistics, starting with “Most crimes are committed by someone you know, not a stranger in a dark alley”. …

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Jul 03 2014

David Kelly New Presenter at SummerFest!

David Kelley has been a practitioner of Uechi-Ryu Karate since 1974.  He is a senior student of Sensei Buzz Durkin and holds the rank of 8th Dan.  His presentation will focus on various practical applications of circular movements found in the Uechi-Ryu kata; specifically as they relate to locks, holds, joint manipulation, and the movement …

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