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

Jul 13 2014

IUKF Chairman Henry Thom coming to SummerFest!

Henry Thom Sensei Thom, Chairman of IUKF and senior Uechi-ryu instructor is a gifted martial artist and superb seminar presenter at SummerFest. He is the author of a very popular self-defense DVD (previews can be seen on youtube) and is well known on the seminar circuit.

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Jul 09 2014

David Hunt Joins the “Presenters” for SummerFest

I am very pleased to notify everyone that sensei David Hunt will be with us this year at a Presenter. His topic will be: “ Accelerating your Techniques using Rotation and Stance” Not too late for on-line registration. . .

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Jul 04 2014

New Presenter this year. . . Marjorie Swift

Non-Physical Self-Defense Marjorie Swift  Mention self-defense & the average martial artist reviews all the techniques he or she has practiced many times.  Followed by the statement: This won’t happen to me.” In this seminar, we will explore the statistics, starting with “Most crimes are committed by someone you know, not a stranger in a dark alley”. …

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Jul 03 2014

David Kelly New Presenter at SummerFest!

David Kelley has been a practitioner of Uechi-Ryu Karate since 1974.  He is a senior student of Sensei Buzz Durkin and holds the rank of 8th Dan.  His presentation will focus on various practical applications of circular movements found in the Uechi-Ryu kata; specifically as they relate to locks, holds, joint manipulation, and the movement …

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Jun 27 2014

Sensei John Hwee – Repeat Presenter at this year’s SummerFest!

I’m very pleased to announce that John Hwee will once again be teaching a seminar at this year’s SummerFest. Click Here to view our Current team of presenters.                                                       …

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Jun 26 2014

What a Stellar Group of SummerFest Presenters this year!

JULY 10th, 2014 Update I just updated this year’s Scheduling and Information sheet. We are going to be running the seminars in a new and hopefully innovative manner. I’ll be sending out a general newsletter to all my mailing list this weekend. If you haven’t received a newsletter from me in the past couple months, …

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Jun 19 2014

RIP – Jack Summers

SUMMERS, John V. Jack Of Quincy, formerly of Canton, died June 18, 2014. Jack was a member of the Greatest Generation, and served in the Marines during WWII. He was wounded in Iwo Jima and received the Purple Heart. His family was the focal point of his life and he certainly enjoyed the time they …

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May 27 2014

Sensei Harry Brawley passes. . .

Good friend and early Uechi-ryu pioneer, Harry Brawley loses his life to cancer. Although Harry was one of the Mattson Academy’s first instructor and dojo owner, he will probably be best known for his famous post workout gourmet breakfasts and weekend parties where everyone would congregate in Harry’s kitchen and where he would act as …

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May 23 2014

IUKF Update. . .

IUKF has been growing very quickly. Our new site administrator has made great progress re-designing and updating the black belt registry of rank and honors. The old registry has been one of our site’s most popular feature, accessed by thousands of people checking on their rank or others. Now that our registry is being incorporated …

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Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/iukf-update-2/

May 15 2014

New “Rank & Honors” Registry

Many thanks to the Uechi-ryu.com site administrator for all his hard work and perseverance in creating our new Rank and Honors Registry and. . . transferring the thousands of existing entries from the old Registry. . . in spite of the many technical and programming problems he faced.  

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