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 NOW! — November 11, 2014
  2. Masami Tsuruoka Passes. . . — November 4, 2014
  3. Rank, Stripes and Titles — October 30, 2014
  4. Shigeru Takamiyagi Passes. . . — October 20, 2014
  5. Tournament Seminar Series — October 14, 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

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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Mar 22 2011

In-house tourney Invitation

Hi, Just want to confirm to remind you about my “in-house” tournament.  Please be informed this tournament is as much for us the judges as it is for the children.  Although I call this an “in house” tournament, it really isn’t a tournament.  What it is actually is a work out for our children  and …

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Mar 06 2011

Generating Power in Uechi-ryu

Suggestions for Generating Power in Uechi-ryu Understand the nature of force: Li is muscular and is observable as effort. Chi is a metaphor for our naturally occurring and flowing energy. Jin is the expression of power which is the result of optimal channeling of chi, by direction of the will. Visualize, and it will happen, …

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Feb 25 2011

New dates for Karate Championship Series

Hi to all Uechi-ryu students and teachers:Hope all is well and your training strong.  Just a quick note to inform you of our 2011 Uechi-Ryu Karate Championship Series.  We had a great time last year and we hope to improve this year.  We’ve done much to insure fairness and consideration to all competing.  Please download …

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