George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. Time for us all to Winterfest!! — January 17, 2016
  2. Another Dear Friend Passes. . . — December 27, 2015
  3. Great Holiday Gift Suggestions — November 19, 2015
  4. Wauiki Bunki Seminar — November 14, 2015
  5. Canada West Coast Promotions and Seminar — November 8, 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

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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Jun 21 2011

Canada Post Office on Strike. . .

To all Canadians who are attending SummerFest or “The Event”: Please do not mail checks or applications!!! They will not be delivered until after the strike. Susan spoke with our postal spokesperson who said: “We are not accepting any more mail to be delivered to Canada. All such mail was being stored and. . . …

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Jun 20 2011

1st Open Uechi-ryu Webinar

First Open Webinar big success

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Jun 18 2011

Harry Cook will be sentenced on Friday 17th June

Harry Cook pleads guilty to sexual assault charges. The martial Art world is shocked!!! Details and e-mail by the father of one of Harry’s victims on Bill Glasheen’s Forum!

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Jun 16 2011

Robb Buckland Seminar in Ayer, MA

  “aggressive defense” vs blocking, Footwork, “the Fluid Posture” and “human makiwara” among others  

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Jun 14 2011

Accomodations for SummerFest

All of our friends who are coming to this years’ Summer Feast should be calling the listed hotels to make their overnight accommodations. Plymouth is very active during the summer months and the rooms are filling out fast. Please look at the list provided and call to see who has what opened. There is not …

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Jun 12 2011

Subscribe to GEM Free Newsletter

. . .I publish a number of free newsletters during the month, mostly relating to martial arts generally and quite a lot of issues involving the uechi-ryu community. Should you like to receive an occasional “from the gut” communications from me, click the “Subscribe” link. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR MONTHLY NEWSLETTER Thanks, George      

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Jun 05 2011

June 12th Tourney. . . Don’t miss this one!

Hi Folks, Just a friendly reminder we are running our tournament on June 12th.  It is this Sunday at the Jungleplex at 8 Natalie Way, Plymouth, MA.  The tournament for adults will start at 10am and the children will start at 12 noon.  I would suggest everyone to arrive an our or 30 minutes early.  …

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Jun 02 2011

Canadian Uechi-ryu Workout

Hello all On Sat. June 11th the Okinawan Uechi- Ryu Association will be hosting it’s first workout. This will be held at Patty Young’s Dojo in New Minas. The purpose of this is to get as many students and instructors from the clubs in the Province together for a fun sweat. There will be activities …

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May 08 2011

Professional Titles in Uechi-ryu Karate

Professional Titles in Uechi-ryu Karate Editors Note: The titles used in martial arts vary according to the different associations. When I tested for my Renshi, this examination took place at the Chairman of the Okinawa Karate Federation’s dojo following my 6th degree black belt test. Upon successfully passing this examination and test, I was allowed …

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