George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. Rank, Stripes and Titles — October 30, 2014
  2. New Belt Pins – Available Soon! — October 20, 2014
  3. Shigeru Takamiyagi Passes. . . — October 20, 2014
  4. Tournament Seminar Series — October 14, 2014
  5. Passing of Uechi-ryu warrior, Howard Kravets. . . — September 28, 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

Dec 03 2010

1985 WinterFest on Okinawa

Click on the “Pictures” gallery in the top frame and check out the latest video clips I’ve uploaded on WinterFest 1985, which was conducted on Okinawa. The first clips were taken during the training sessions and the last were of the All Okinawa Karate Championships. I put the tour together and over 100 participants came …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/1985-winterfest-on-okinawa/

Nov 27 2010

Proper Way to Check a Student in Sanchin

This is what I believe proper ‘testing’ should be like…. by Van Canna 1. The instructor first applies simple pressure to the nukite [3.] then strikes the fingertips with his palms. The instructor seeks to “feel the floor” when pressing down upon the student’s fingers.

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/proper-way-to-check-a-student-in-sanchin/

Nov 16 2010

It is official . . .

SummerFest 2011 will be held the first weekend in August, 2011! August 4 – 7th (Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun) Note: Airfare on Jet Blue are very low right now. Susan and I booked our flight today! The hotels in the area are offering very reasonable rates for our group and if finances are a problem, …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/it-is-official/

Nov 14 2010

2010 World Championship in Argentina.

Today was the first day of the 2010 World Okinawan Karate & Kobudo Rengokai Championship in Argentina. With the participation of 800 competitors signed up, in the categories of Kata Kobudo and Karate Kata. Sensei Carlos Ciriza (Uechi-ryu Kenyukai) led a team of 5 competitiors representing Uechi-ryu: 1. Jorge Ortega, kata category Danes over 40 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/2010-world-championship-in-argentina/

Oct 31 2010

Master Ruan Dong RIP

I’m sorry to report that one of the original 1984 delegation from China that attended my Summer Camp on Thompson Island, passed away. A friend sent me an e-mail saying that he died last month (I’m assuming September) after a lengthy battle with stomach cancer. I clearly remember the many hours spent with him and …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/master-ruan-dong-rip/

Oct 28 2010

Uechi-ryu for a lifetime!

Good day George, I wanted write this e-mail to thank you for signing a copy of your book that I bought last winter for my son Alex; it was a great surprise for him and it meant a lot that it was signed from you to him.  The timing of the book  was a good …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/uechi-ryu-for-a-lifetime/

Oct 17 2010

BUILDING YOUR OWN DOJO ?

BUILDING YOUR OWN DOJO ? by Renshi Graham Moughton Three years ago I decided that it was time to build my own private dojo, several reasons why. Firstly the recession was on the horizion and I needed to reduce my overheads. Secondly and most imporntantly I needed my own space to work and teach in after 35 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/building-your-own-dojo/

Oct 15 2010

2011 SummerFest update

2011 SummerFest update Great news! The 2011 SummerFest will be held at the Plymouth JunglePlex, a 60,000 SF facility with all the room we will ever need! Best news. . . we will be able to get the original SummerFest dates: August 4th,5th,6th and 7tth (1st weekend in August) Watch the home page for more …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/2011-summerfest-update/

Oct 14 2010

Uechi-ryu Championship Series

Hi Everyone, Sorry I was not as aware as I would have like to be.  It’s a sign of old age.  The event date is October 24 at the China Pearl in Quincy.  I believe it’s Quincy Ave.  And the seating time is 4pm (come early to insure seating).  The ceremony starts at 5pm.  Thank for not …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/uechi-ryu-championship-series/

Oct 08 2010

Check out the “Virtual” Dojo!

I wasn’t aware that all links to my “Virtual” dojo home page could not be viewed without a password and username and. . . only available to my existing students. After checking with Google Apps, I discovered that my “virtual” dojo site, which is private, can only be viewed by members. Sorry about that! I …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/check-out-the-qvirtualq-dojo/

Page 20 of 68« First...10...1819202122...304050...Last »