George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. Rank, Stripes and Titles — October 30, 2014
  2. New Belt Pins – Available Soon! — October 20, 2014
  3. Shigeru Takamiyagi Passes. . . — October 20, 2014
  4. Tournament Seminar Series — October 14, 2014
  5. Passing of Uechi-ryu warrior, Howard Kravets. . . — September 28, 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

Aug 21 2012

Joe Lewis: R.I.P.

  Joe passed away this morning (8/31/2012) at 10:45AM.  NEWS RELEASE For immediate release   World Karate and Kickboxing Champion Joe Lewis is continuing his valiant 13 month battle with brain cancer. Medical tests given to Mr. Lewis this past Thursday and Friday have shown signs of his condition spreading to his left shoulder and …

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Aug 14 2012

Feeding Crane Seminar With Liu Chang’I

October 27 & 28, 2012, Boston, MA   Liu Chang’I Liu Chang’I Liu sifu is the lineage head of the Liu family Feeding Crane system (Shi He Quan), from Taiwan. Feeding Crane was brought to Taiwanin the early part of the 20th century, fromFuchow,China.The system has been passed down unchanged in the Liu family, and …

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Aug 13 2012

Vancouver Seminar and Promotional

by George E. Mattson I always look forward to visiting Sensei Jim Maloney and his students in the Vancouver area. Although they are the “new” guys and gals in our ever growing Uechi family, they are the most dedicated and hard working group I have ever seen. This incredible spirit becomes contagious to all who …

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Aug 12 2012

New Milestones for Uechi-ryu

I forgot when I created the first martial art website. It was quite primitive to be sure, but I realized the internet was something that I should explore and make part of the Uechi-ryu community and I was eager to become part of that group of pioneers who experimented with this technology. During those years …

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Aug 08 2012

More SummerFest Comments

This year’s SummerFest is being featured in quite a few FaceBook posts, along with really great pictures from last weekend’s event. Just received this note from IUKF Vice President, Darin Yee. . .   Hi George, Just a quick note to tell you how much my students and I enjoyed your 2012 summer fest.  I’ve …

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Jul 28 2012

SummerFest Featured Presenters for 2012

Sunday: July 29- noon update. . . From Darin Yee: Hi George, It is my pleasure to announce I’ve convinced one of the most popular local musicians to perform for us on Saturday, August 4thin our lounge at the Jungleplex. Her name is Sherry Malone. She will be entertaining us after the Masters Ceremony. On …

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Jul 27 2012

SummerFest Masters Ceremony Awardees

2012 Summer of the Tiger Martial Arts SummerFest IUKF Masters Celebration Saturday 7-9PM Inductees: 8th Dan: Henry Thom, Peter Blackman, Bill Bauknecht 7th Dan: James Witherell, Rosario M. F. Rizzo, John Felipe, Paul Giella, 6th Dan: Fedele Cacia, David Berndt, Gerry Gross, Robb Buckland     William E. (Bill) Bauknecht I was raised on a …

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Jul 26 2012

I don’t want a promotion – rank is not important to me!

How many times does a junior student or a lower dan rank hear this from their Seniors? Many times. Probably more often than not. We think what? You don’t want higher rank? Why not? Many of our martial arts Black Belts have different reasons. Some are that they are in a tournament circuit and are not allowed …

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