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

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.

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Oct 07 2010

Master Gushi’s Karate and Kobudo Seminar

Dear Friends, It is my honor and pleasure to host Okinawan Karate and Kobudo Master Shinyu Gushi for a weekend seminar October 23 & 24, 2010, at my dojo in Milford, MA. Come join us for an informative and enjoyable time. Master Gushi’s senseis, all direct students of Kanbun Uechi, included Saburo Uehara, Seiyu Shinjo, …

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