George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. SummerFest 2015 — July 20, 2015
  2. Kata Performance Emphasis — July 14, 2015
  3. My Week in England! — July 11, 2015
  4. 2015 Juniorfest Saturday, Aug 8th — July 6, 2015
  5. Masters Celebration Update — July 6, 2015

Most commented posts

  1. Bill Bauknecht Passes — 6 comments
  2. WinterFest 2015 – March 6th and 7th! — 4 comments
  3. Join us for Buzz Durkin’s 40th Anniversary Celebration! — 4 comments
  4. Joe Lewis: R.I.P. — 3 comments
  5. 2014 SummerFest — 3 comments

Author's posts listings

Aug 23 2011

PopMongoose Blog

I’m so very proud of my friends and students who are successful in life. Three of my Virtual Dojo students from New Hampshire. . . Max, Mia and Alex. . . who are just kids, are three of the most talented, imaginative and energetic individuals that I know. I just received the following email from …

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Aug 17 2011

New event for 2012 SummerFest

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FROM IUKF A NEW EVENT WILL BE ESTABLISHED FOR THE 2012 SUMMER FEST: SYNCHRONIZED KATA COMPETITION In an effort to allow our Uechi members the opportunity to display their technique and form, IUKF will sponsor this competition to any Uechi-Ryu dojo, or related Uechi-Ryu family of styles, to compete in this event. IUKF …

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Aug 16 2011

Impact testing Device – Great training tool!

This year’s SummerFest participants and teachers had an opportunity to test their punches and kicks on the new “Herman” impact training tool! The “reader” (handheld visual device or wireless computer program) can easily program any number of workouts – or as in  the SummerFest event, we simply created a challenge where competitors performed two kicks …

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Aug 10 2011

Words of wisdom from Joe Lewis!

Words Without Knowledge Are Noise “When you insult, disrespect, or attack others, it is a testament to your need to access undeserved recognition or attention you apparently were incapable of earning for yourself.” The true martial artist’s words or actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and accomplish more—thus, you become a …

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Aug 09 2011

Phil Porter passes

To the martial arts community: O’Sensei passed away at 2:30 P.M. today, Sunday August 7, 2011.  He was diagnosed with terminal cancer of the liver and pancreas.  He slipped into a coma Thursday morning and did not regain consciousness.  While I understand not everyone agreed with Phil, we all must recognize his contribution to Judo …

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Jul 21 2011

July Update from George. . .

More NEW Updates!. Entertainer/TaiChi senior practitioner, Sherry Malone will be demonstrating a double sword set at the Masters Ceremony AND entertaining us in the lounge following the event! WOW! Check our one of her songs here. NEW _ July 31, 2011: “Impact” punch/kick competition poster Finals to be held at the Saturday evening Masters Celebration! …

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Jul 18 2011

Black Belt Medicine webinar. . .

I wish to thank Dr. SaTerra Vishnu, DOM for being my guest yesterday on the IUKF Conference Room. Everyone enjoyed the discussion and information shared with the many participants who attended. For those of you who weren’t able to attend, I’ve posted a youtube clip HERE of the seminar. Based on the interest, I hope …

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Jun 30 2011

Joe Pomfret just called. . .

And he will be conducting a morning AND an afternoon seminar entitled: Grappling Essentials for a Stand-up Martial Artist! And. . . just got an e-mail from Raffi Derderian who volunteered to teach a morning and afternoon session! This Martial Art SummerFest is shaping up to be one of the best! On Another Subject: “The …

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Jun 26 2011

SummerFest Presenter Schedule up. . .

Working hard on the SummerFest Schedule and finally completed the first draft. I’m expecting a number of new presenters to be coming on-line before SummerFest and I am requesting that anyone who is expecting to conduct seminars Friday, Saturday and Sunday to please email me ASAP to let me know they wish to participate. It …

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Jun 22 2011

The Full Story. . .

Relating to “use of force” in a self-defense situation is being discussed on Van Canna’s forum. This is information that Van has been trying to get the martial art community to learn and teach as an integral part of the dojo experience. . . mostly to an unreceptive audience. Roy is approaching the subject from …

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