George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. James Thompson Seminar — March 9, 2017
  2. Websites “Hacked”! — March 6, 2017
  3. 2017 SummerFest — December 31, 2016
  4. WinterFest 2017 — November 19, 2016
  5. Victor Swinimer. . . R.I.P. — October 22, 2016

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

Mar 09 2017

James Thompson Seminar

  WHERE: Gettysburg YWCA 909 Fairfield Road Gettysburg, PA 17325 http://www.ywcagettysburg.org/ WHEN: Saturday, 29 April 2017      Seminar 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM      Dinner 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM ATTENDEES: This event will be open to all ranks, and to all styles, with focus on learning from each other. TOPICS: Thompson Sensei has over …

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Mar 06 2017

Websites “Hacked”!

March 1st, I was up early to review my email before heading off to the golf course. I logged into www.uechi-ryu.com to check Sensei Van Canna’s forums and as soon as the site was visible, my browser got redirected to a gambling site!  Had I clicked on the redirected site, my computer would have been …

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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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Nov 19 2016

WinterFest 2017

WinterFest coming this weekend! Honored guest from Cuba has arrived and is being shown the sites, including Disney World prior to WinterFest. A golf tournament will be held on Thursday at the Mount Dora Golf Association course. (“The Old Course”) Not too late to register! Dates: March 10 – 11 – 12, 2017 (Friday, Saturday …

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Oct 22 2016

Victor Swinimer. . . R.I.P.

The Uechi world morns the passing of Victor Swinimer –  a dear friend  and super martial artist.        

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Sep 14 2016

Terry O’Neill Seminar

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Sep 02 2016

Passing of Joe Marzilli

Dear Mr George Mattson, my name is Carlos Lopez, I was a Student and a friend of Joe Marzilli back in the 90s. I later train with Rick Potrekus in Lake Worth, florida.  It is with deep sorrow that I give you the bad news of the passing of Sensei Joe Marzilli in April 21,2016 …

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Aug 28 2016

David Mott’s New Book!!

David sent me this wonderful book on the day Sue and I were leaving for Summerfest. I had time to open the package and scan the contents before heading for the airport. With all the lugage. . . nearly all Susan’s of course. . . I forgot to put the book into my backpack! My …

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Aug 27 2016

Teaching for Structure and Power in Uechi-ryu

by Dr. Paul Haydu Stance and Structure Sanchin is an Adduction Stance. Sanchin provides strength in 7 of 8 directions, unless you make an adjustment, which allows coverage of the eighth direction. The ground is an unlimited source of power. Study how to access that power: Sound structure, sensitivity, experimentation, proper positioning and relaxation into …

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Jul 23 2016

Law and Self-defense Seminar – SummerFest

LAW AND SELF-DEFENSE SESSION by Attorney Mario Rizzo (This session will incorporate lecture and physical activity components.) Personal defense is a prime reason that people study the martial arts. Preparing to defend yourself requires more than the study of techniques and the physical training of one’s body. It requires studying and understanding (1) the law …

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