George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

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

Apr 15 2012

The Inner Art of Karate

Shambhala Publications just sent me Kenji Tokitsu’s latest book to review. Tokitsu, you may remember, also wrote a wonderful book on the life of Musashi (reviewed in this section) and therefore I was most interested to see what he had to say about Karate. I was most pleased that he focused on karate as an …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/the-inner-art-of-karate/

Apr 15 2012

Health over Harmony

Uechi-ryu practitioner Paul Sweeney has written an excellent book . . .”Gleanings of a ten-year odyssey in Asian clinics, temples and dojo”. . . which all martial artist and alternate health enthusiasts should enjoy reading. Paul sent me this email along with a copy of his book: Hi Mattson Sensei: I just wanted to update …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/health-over-harmony/

Apr 14 2012

Mattson Guest Instructor “Super Summer Seminars”

Check this out. . . Highly recommended Camp! http://www.super-summer-seminars.com/instructors/Guests/Mattson.html  

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/mattson-guest-instructor-qsuper-summer-seminarsq/

Apr 02 2012

Great start for the FireDragon Fitness Challenge

View highlights of the Florida FireDragon Fitness Challenge HERE.   Everyone had a great time. . . especially the competitors. The Florida FireDragon Fitness Challenge was held in Mount Dora, Florida on Saturday, March 31st and everyone in attendance thought this was going to become an important program for children and adults of all ages.

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/great-start-for-the-firedragon-fitness-challenge/

Apr 01 2012

What can you do???

For all, if you think any can help – do we have a voice…? ~~~~~ Do you have friends, loved ones, family, or a sensei on Okinawa?  Do you enjoy visiting Okinawa for travel, training, testing, competition?  While here, do you enjoy Okinawan food and drink?  Do you love the Okinawan children, and watching them …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/what-can-you-do/

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/canadian-national-karate-championship-report/

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/core-certification-from-dave-young/

Mar 10 2012

S. Henry Cho

S. Henry Cho passes. Sadly, it must be announced that another long-time friend of mine is no longer with us.  Sihak Henry Cho, a pioneer of Korean Karate on the East Coast, passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2012. Many of my senior students will remember Henry, who attended all of my tournaments, with many …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/s-henry-cho/

Mar 06 2012

A worthy Cause for a very worthy warrior!

At this year’s JLFS Annual Research Conference, the executive board passed a resolution to create National Joe Lewis Day. This initiative gives martial arts schools an opportunity to honor Joe Lewis on his birthday-week, with either a Kick-a-thon or Spar-a-thon fundraiser. Mr. Lewis’ birthday is March 7th and Joe Lewis Day is set for the …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/a-worthy-cause-for-a-very-worthy-warrior/

Mar 04 2012

2012 FireDragon Fitness Challenge

2012 FireDragon Challenge Mission Statement: The FireDragon Challenge was conceived by George E. Mattson in 2001 as a way to motivate karate students and teachers to test their physical potential with a challenging set of exercises that measures their martial art potential. Mattson asked Dr. William Glasheen, a scientist and martial art teacher, to design …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/2012-firedragon-fitness-challenge/

Page 12 of 67« First...1011121314...203040...Last »