George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. SummerFest Final Schedule for Friday! — July 20, 2014
  2. SummerFest Final Schedule for Saturday! — July 18, 2014
  3. Faith in Fish by David Finkelstein — July 14, 2014
  4. IUKF Chairman Henry Thom coming to SummerFest! — July 13, 2014
  5. David Hunt Joins the “Presenters” for SummerFest — July 9, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Join us for Buzz Durkin’s 40th Anniversary Celebration! — 4 comments
  2. WinterFest 2014 – March 7th and 8th! — 3 comments
  3. Joe Lewis: R.I.P. — 3 comments
  4. 2014 SummerFest — 3 comments
  5. For IUKF Members — 2 comments

Author's posts listings

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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Jun 27 2014

Sensei John Hwee – Repeat Presenter at this year’s SummerFest!

I’m very pleased to announce that John Hwee will once again be teaching a seminar at this year’s SummerFest. Click Here to view our Current team of presenters.                                                       …

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Jun 26 2014

What a Stellar Group of SummerFest Presenters this year!

JULY 10th, 2014 Update I just updated this year’s Scheduling and Information sheet. We are going to be running the seminars in a new and hopefully innovative manner. I’ll be sending out a general newsletter to all my mailing list this weekend. If you haven’t received a newsletter from me in the past couple months, …

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Jun 19 2014

RIP – Jack Summers

SUMMERS, John V. Jack Of Quincy, formerly of Canton, died June 18, 2014. Jack was a member of the Greatest Generation, and served in the Marines during WWII. He was wounded in Iwo Jima and received the Purple Heart. His family was the focal point of his life and he certainly enjoyed the time they …

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