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

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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Sep 23 2010

How I found Uechi-ryu

How I found Uechi-ryu I started studying Uechi-ryu in 2006 when my son, not me, enrolled in a kids class. In my school, the children’s curriculum is more about focusing, listening, coordination and confidence. All of which are taken in small steps and kicks, and are measurable.  Not everyone can teach children this and keep …

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Sep 09 2010

Whats Happening this month!

Webinar for Summerfest and Winterfest fans! This year’s Summerfest was smaller than usual and caused a number of participants to contact Susan and me with suggestions for making future events more popular. I think a lot of people were concerned that we might stop hosting the events because of lack of interest. I’m sure the …

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Aug 27 2010

Gang Fighting

Very interesting topic on Van Canna’s Self Defense Realities that involves gang attacks. We don’t spend a lot of time dealing with gang attacks in the dojo, although our advanced Konshiwa Bunkai is a multiple attack and part of the defense is making sure you move in such a way that you only have to …

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Aug 13 2010

2010 SummerFest Slide Show

2010 SummerFest Photos from the SummerFest.    

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Aug 07 2010

Wheaton Terrior Available

So many people love our “Harley” (Wheaton Terrior) that when I learned that one is available for adoption, I wanted to give the Uechi world a “heads up”. My golfing buddy, Bill Hollingsworth,who is a volunteer for a Florida rescue center, requests that anyone interested in “Molly”, contact Melissa: http://flwheatenclub.org/ Melissa Nelson in Miami, Florida …

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