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

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 …

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Feb 28 2012

Uechi-ryu World Cup

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Feb 14 2012

WinterFest News!!!

Don’t forget Sunday’s WinterFest Webinar – 8PM – 9PM The purpose for this get-together is to discuss the class schedule for this year’s webinar. We have a great group of senior instructors participating and I want to hear what everyone has to say about how we should schedule the seminars. This may be the first …

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Feb 12 2012

WinterFest 2012 – Uechi-ryu in the sun!

2014 Uechi-ryu WinterFest March 7 & 8 (Friday and Saturday) Friday & Saturday- Event will be held indoors at the “Park” Building (see picture) on corner of Donnelley and 5th Ave. Click Here for map from Orlando Airport Schedule: Thu, , 9AM: – “Warrior Golf Tournament” 18 holes of Championship golf. I need to know …

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Feb 07 2012

First OURA workout of the year

Hello all Directly following the AGM on March 3rd we will be hosting the first OURA workout of the year. It will be from 1PM to 3PM with a short break after the fist hour. The first hour will be for all ages and ranks with the second hour being for adult or advanced juniors. …

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Feb 07 2012

Seminar – April Way of Knife, New England

This seminar will cover: * Knife vs. unarmed attackers * Knife vs. stick attackers * Knife vs. knife attackers * Knife vs. dealing with gun threats * Knife grappling and knife takedowns * Countering the ambush * Standing and ground knife problems * Special sessions on Filipino knife * Knife skill and flow exercises * …

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Feb 03 2012

Enjoy your WinterFest visit

Lots of enjoyable and exciting things to do before and after this year’s Martial Art WinterFest here in Central Florida. Of course, everyone knows about Disney World, but you may not know that there are many more interesting places here that you can visit and enjoy. I’ll be posting a few of them here. If …

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Jan 31 2012

1000 step Sanchin Class!!

Help Paul Giella Celebrate his 60th Birthday. . . . To celebrate Sensei Paul Giella’s sixtieth birthday, he plans to lead the group at the Hut in a Thousand Step Sanchin. Strenuous and exhilarating variation on the classic exercise!. All invited; Saturday, 2/11/12 at 10:00 at the Hut. Sounds like a blast!!! Don’t miss this …

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Jan 14 2012

2012 Winter and SummerFest

2012 WinterFest!Last weekend in February. . . Enjoy a fantastic weekend in Mount Dora Florida with a great group of senior martial artist. Traditional Uechi-ryu and Okinawa weapons will be featured. Roy Bedard will be there as well and can be counted on for a couple of exciting and educational “realist” training. Lots of fun …

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Jan 12 2012

IUKF Members’ Meeting Sunday!

Sensei Victor Swinimer has sent me a schedule of his presentation for this Sunday’s meeting. I’ll be opening the meeting with a short film clip of the 1963 World Karate Championship and a 70s tournament that took place in New York (I think). My new editing equipment has sharpened the old video and competitors can …

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