George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. Teaching tips-Sanchin stepping — October 3, 2017
  2. Teaching Tips — September 4, 2017
  3. IUKF Teaching Suggestions — July 27, 2017
  4. Tim Dando Renshi Thesis – Seiryu bunkai — July 1, 2017
  5. Hope to see you at this year’s SummerFest! — June 26, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. Bill Bauknecht Passes — 6 comments
  2. WinterFest 2015 – March 6th and 7th! — 4 comments
  3. Join us for Buzz Durkin’s 40th Anniversary Celebration! — 4 comments
  4. Joe Lewis: R.I.P. — 3 comments
  5. 2014 SummerFest — 3 comments

Author's posts listings

Oct 03 2017

Teaching tips-Sanchin stepping

While we are teaching this system, our sanchin stepping is our first hurtle.  I feel my students are very well balanced and extremely stable within their fighting positions because of their understanding and usage of the sanchin stance. First, I explain why our back foot is expected to be straight regardless of how awkward it …

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Sep 04 2017

Teaching Tips

This article is about the difference between teaching children and adults.  In most dojo children are the primary source of your income.  I realize teaching a children’s class takes a different path than teaching an adult class.  We need to be mindful of who is in front of you and how things can be said …

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Jul 27 2017

IUKF Teaching Suggestions

  I have noticed a lot of Uechi-Ryu dojo declines these past 10 years.  I do admit I have not been to every dojo to assess the causes of our dojos shrinking but what I can do is write suggestions every few weeks or when I get a chance.  I have since 1970, gone to …

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Jul 01 2017

Tim Dando Renshi Thesis – Seiryu bunkai

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Jun 26 2017

Hope to see you at this year’s SummerFest!

As most know by now, there have been many exciting changes to George Mattson’s SummerFest this year. These changes have been brought about after many talks with senior presenters and SummerFest participants. We know that these changes are going to make this year’s training historic on many levels. The biggest change is location. This year’s …

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Jun 06 2017

Buzz Durkin 10th Dan Promotion

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Jun 06 2017

Summerfest 2017

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Jun 01 2017

Alan Dollar’s 2nd Edition Book!

   

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Mar 27 2017

Art Rabesa’s New Book!

Go to Amazon and get this book today. 

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Dec 31 2016

2017 SummerFest

Very Important Note Regarding SummerFest! I wish to thank Buzz Durkin and the members of the Butokukai, for stepping up after I was diagnosed with cancer last August, offering to help organize and manage SummerFest until I recovered fully from my illness. 2017 SummerFest promises to be one of the best in the long history of …

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