George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. 2016 SummerFest — June 12, 2016
  2. 2nd Visit to Cuba Uechi-ryu IUKF organization — June 10, 2016
  3. 2016 Martial Art SummerFest — May 24, 2016
  4. Duncan MacLeod being honored in Nova Scotia — May 12, 2016
  5. Spirited Seminar with Wonderful Students! — April 12, 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

Sep 28 2013

Introducing the “MyHerman” Impact Trainer

The NEW wireless Herman Interactive Training System is now available! Click Here to access the new site.   The remarkable Herman Impact Trainer was first introduced to the martial arts community at the 2010 SummerFest. Roy Bedard and Robb Buckland proved that their punch and kick techniques out powered everyone else’s, documented by Herman’s sensitive …

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Sep 20 2013

All Okinawan Karate & Kobudo Championships

Dear fellow karate-ka, The Martial Arts committee (MAC) of the Okinawa Association of America is hosting its annual All Okinawan Karate and Kobudo Championships on October 19th in Gardena, CA. Please see the attachments for more information regarding this tournament. We hope to see you there! Best regards, Michael DeDonato Treasurer,  OAA-MAC Shihan, Uechi-ryu of …

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Sep 19 2013

Hiroshi Inada Passes. . .

I just received this email from Al Bennett: I heard that Sensei Hiroshi Inada had passed. I am truly sorry to hear that. I am going to Okinawa in 6 weeks and was planning to see if I could visit him. Sincerely, Al.

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Sep 09 2013

Arizona Karate Championships and USA Karate National Qualifier

Para ayuda en español, por favor envíe un correo electrónico a, rarevalo@balancefs.com   September, 2013     Dear Sensei, instructors, competitors, and Parents, Hope everyone had a great summer. Now its time to get back to serious training and prepare for the Arizona Fall Karate Championships. This event is sponsored by Sensei Walden. All rings …

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Sep 05 2013

Feeding Crane Seminar with Liu Chang’I

Feeding Crane Seminar With Liu Chang’I November 2 & 3, 2013, Boston, MA Liu sifu is the lineage head of the Liu family Feeding Crane system (Shi He Quan), from Taiwan. Feeding Crane was brought to Taiwan in the early part of the 20th century, from Fuchow, China. The system has been passed down unchanged in …

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Aug 19 2013

WinterFest Dates . . . March 7th and 8th, 2014!

The split weekend (Friday, Feb 28 and Saturday, March 1st) resulted in miscommunications with the Mount Dora Rec Department. The correct dates are Friday and Saturday, March 7th and 8th, 2014! Thank you very much and I apologize for any confusion in scheduling this might have created for you. Best, George

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Aug 11 2013

More Kind SummerFest Letters

Dear Sensei Mattson I’m writing to thank you for the amazing time I had SummerFest.   I train in New Minas, Nova Scotia with Patty Young.  Lisa Tanner, my student, roommate for the trip, and now friend, wrote you an email which I have read now several times.  I think she did a good job at …

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Aug 07 2013

What Participants are saying!!!

Dear Sensei Mattson I had a blast at Summerfest! I was in awe of all the knowledge and skill coming together under one roof with just one purpose, to teach and learn from each other. I witnessed teachers becoming students and also students learning to be good teachers. I traveled from Nova Scotia with Victor …

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Jul 30 2013

“Joy” Tierney to teach Muay Thai Classes at SummerFest

FINAL SCHEDULE NOW POSTED! Rossana (Joy)Tierney is a Uechi-Ryu black belt.  She is also the “International Martial arts” kung-fu form, weapons and fighting grand champion in the expert division.   She is also well known for being one of the very few Muay Thai instructors here in the Northeast who was trained and certified in the …

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Jul 25 2013

Master’s Titles & Rank to be awarded at SummerFest

My thanks to the IUKF Titles Committee for their work regarding the awarding of Masters Titles, based on the following requirements: Award Once the nomination period is closed (First Friday in May), recommendation of the award recipient will be made by the IUKF Titles Committee. In making their recommendation the Titles Committee will evaluate each …

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