George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. Passing of Uechi-ryu warrior, Howard Kravets. . . — September 28, 2014
  2. Self-Disclosure — September 2, 2014
  3. What a great SummerFest! — August 10, 2014
  4. When the Dragon Whispers — July 26, 2014
  5. SummerFest Final Schedule for Friday! — July 20, 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

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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Sep 28 2010

From Nidan to Sandan, Virtually!

From Nidan to Sandan, Virtually. by Dan Maestas We, as a society, have become extremely reliant on a virtual world. Many products and services are offered and delivered from a nonexistent entity, the internet. Sports fans play fantasy sports, businesses conduct virtual meetings and students can even get a college degree online. But what about …

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Sep 23 2010

Review: Meditations on Violence

Meditations on Violence: A Comparison of Martial Arts Training & Real World Violence Author: Sgt. Rory Miller There are many interesting Martial Arts (MA) books on the market. I thought about first reviewing a Uechi-ryu book such as The Way of Karate by George Mattson or Karate: A Master’s Secrets of Uechi-Ryu by Ihor Rymaruk. …

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