George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. All New “Herman”! — August 27, 2015
  2. SummerFest 2015 — August 12, 2015
  3. SummerFest 2015 — July 20, 2015
  4. Kata Performance Emphasis — July 14, 2015
  5. My Week in England! — July 11, 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

May 29 2015

Tim Horgan dead at 88

My good friend and Mattson Academy instructor for many years, Tim Horgan died yesterday (5/28/2015). Tim’s  friend Joe Fitzgerald wrote this very beautiful article in the Boston Herald today, that reminds us all how much Tim meant to us: ================================: As soon as word arrived that Tim Horgan, 88, died yesterday morning, memories swept over …

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May 20 2015

Silver Shoken Ring Arrived!!!

Susan will be mailing them out tomorrow!!! They look great! 

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May 14 2015

Historic Superempi Interview & Demo

Simon Lailey discovered Superempi during his journey and studies in China. He introduced the kata to the rest of the world in the mid 90s during his visit to Boston and his interview with me, followed by his Summerfest seminars that year. The interview and demonstrations were published in the new video magazine, issue # …

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May 06 2015

Historic DVD Archives. . .

I have been going through my DVD archives this week and discovered quite a few that you might wish to add to your collection. I will post one of these historic videos every week that I will offer for sale.           1985 WinterFest held on Okinawa Over 100 teachers and students …

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Apr 14 2015

Uechi-ryu. . . The Master’s Edition!

  Shinjo Kiyohide and Shai Hai produced this exceptionally interesting and important DVD during Kiyohide sensei’s recent visit to Israel. I highly recommend the DVD to all martial art enthusiasts and of course. . . a “must have” for all Uechi-ryu practitioners. The Master’s Edition is a a martial arts film/artistic documentary that reflects the …

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Mar 28 2015

Regional Workout March 21, 2015

Our all ranks regional workout, this past Saturday, was a great success with an attendance of 45 hard working practitioners. Uechi enthusiasts from Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts attended the afternoon workout. The after workout dinner at Morse’s was attended by over 20 workout participants and a good time was had by …

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Mar 23 2015

July 6-11 Koshukai

Sensei Mattson. I hope this message reaches you. John Spencer said you would be able to put a link in your website directing people to our July 6-11 Koshukai at UCONN. The link can be had at http://www.UechiKarate.com many thanks Respectfully, John Griffin

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Mar 12 2015

Minimum Order Reached!

We have the paid orders necessary to fulfill the manufacturing requirements for our custom designed martial art ring and the order will be placed March 31st. The final price is $175, which includes shipping to USA. Click Here to order your ring!

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Mar 02 2015

The End is Near?

Is the End Near? The Slow Extinction of the United States Traditional Japanese Sensei By Ray Hughes March 2015 The Japanese karate organization I belonged to for the first 25 years of my training career recently ended. After 50 years of existence and a once large organization, the doors closed. It had been in severe …

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Feb 23 2015

Uechi-ryu Karate Championship Series

Greetings Brothers and Sisters of Uechi-Ryu, I am happy to announce the anticipated Uechi-Ryu Karate Championship Series which our students have come to enjoy will resume this year 2015.  The anticipated dates are all Saturdays, April 11, June 13 and October 3.  I use the word anticipated because although the venue has approved these dates, …

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