George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. “The Swordsman’s Handbook” — April 17, 2014
  2. News from India IUKF — April 7, 2014
  3. News from Cuba Uechi-ryu Dojo — April 3, 2014
  4. More Archives discovered — March 27, 2014
  5. Dave Mott Seminar Weekend in N.S. — March 17, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Join us for Buzz Durkin’s 40th Anniversary Celebration! — 4 comments
  2. WinterFest 2014 – March 7th and 8th! — 3 comments
  3. Joe Lewis: R.I.P. — 3 comments
  4. For IUKF Members — 2 comments
  5. Harry Benfield dies. . . — 2 comments

Author's posts listings

Jun 14 2011

Accomodations for SummerFest

All of our friends who are coming to this years’ Summer Feast should be calling the listed hotels to make their overnight accommodations. Plymouth is very active during the summer months and the rooms are filling out fast. Please look at the list provided and call to see who has what opened. There is not …

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Jun 12 2011

Subscribe to GEM Free Newsletter

. . .I publish a number of free newsletters during the month, mostly relating to martial arts generally and quite a lot of issues involving the uechi-ryu community. Should you like to receive an occasional “from the gut” communications from me, click the “Subscribe” link. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR MONTHLY NEWSLETTER Thanks, George      

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Jun 05 2011

June 12th Tourney. . . Don’t miss this one!

Hi Folks, Just a friendly reminder we are running our tournament on June 12th.  It is this Sunday at the Jungleplex at 8 Natalie Way, Plymouth, MA.  The tournament for adults will start at 10am and the children will start at 12 noon.  I would suggest everyone to arrive an our or 30 minutes early.  …

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Jun 02 2011

Canadian Uechi-ryu Workout

Hello all On Sat. June 11th the Okinawan Uechi- Ryu Association will be hosting it’s first workout. This will be held at Patty Young’s Dojo in New Minas. The purpose of this is to get as many students and instructors from the clubs in the Province together for a fun sweat. There will be activities …

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May 08 2011

Professional Titles in Uechi-ryu Karate

Professional Titles in Uechi-ryu Karate Editors Note: The titles used in martial arts vary according to the different associations. When I tested for my Renshi, this examination took place at the Chairman of the Okinawa Karate Federation’s dojo following my 6th degree black belt test. Upon successfully passing this examination and test, I was allowed …

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Apr 26 2011

Sensei Joseph Frisella passes!!

Senior Uechi-ryu Black Belt teacher dies! Joseph Frisella passed Saturday, April 23, 2011 at the age of 71. He began his study of Uechi-Ryu in 1970 with Charlie Earl at the Providence dojo. Joe worked out faithfully with Joe for 37 years. In 2007 Joe ran the dojo in Wakefield, RI and continued working out …

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Apr 21 2011

SummerFest Website

Click Here to view the all new Martial Art SummerFest website. Currently we have updated a great deal of the information relating to this year’s event. Check it out! Best, George Mattson

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Apr 12 2011

Registering on Eastern Arts Forums

Wow! What a pain in the rear! BOT registrations! Those computer generated registrations that have been clogging my email with hundreds of phony registrations a day for the past year. I finally figured out a way to at least temporarily stop them. The reason for this FAQ is to let any new legitimate registrant know …

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Apr 04 2011

Survey by grad student

Dear Mr. Mattson, my name is Nika Bolle and I am asking for you help. I am an undergraduate psychology student from the Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana, Slovenia in Europe, as well as a karateka from Karate Akademija Ljubljana: our club is the only Slovenian member of the International Martial Arts Federation Dentokan and …

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Apr 01 2011

SummerFest 2011

What – When – Where Special Event at 2011 SummerFest: Thursday, August 4th. SummerFest: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, August 5,6 & 7th Where: JunglePlex located in Plymouth, MA. **************************************************** Welcome to my first Martial Art SummerFest update. Running a successful camp is a lot of work and requires lots of support and help from my …

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