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

Nov 02 2009

WinterFest

WinterFest, 2010 Thursday, February 25… golf: Join me and my Florida friends for a round of golf at the beautiful Mount Dora Golf Club. We will have extra clubs for those who don’t wish to bring their clubs. Friday, February 26…Uechi-ryu karate and Okinawa weapon seminars. We are expecting a large turnout this year, including many …

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Oct 11 2009

Conflict Continuum Seminar

Highly Recommended!!! If you are going to be in or near Florida On October 17th, January 30 (2010), March 20th or May 15, be sure to make plans to attend Rick Liebespach’s four part series focusing on Upright Fighting, Grappling, Ground Work, Weapons and Lessons of a Lifetime. The first seminars in this series will …

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Oct 08 2009

Invitation to test your Uechi-ryu!!!

I was asked to post this article by Darin Yee. . . A senior Uechi-ryu practitioner/teacher and Board member of IUKF. By now, most of you know my position regarding “reality” vs “art” as it relates to running a dojo, but in case you haven’t read any of my books or articles, I believe that …

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Sep 09 2009

Towards a Dynamic Sanchin Stance

Towards a Dynamic Sanchin Stance by David Mott Grandmaster Kanei Uechi and Ryuko Tomoyose checks Tim Horgan’s Sanchin Sanchin stance is a brilliant stance.  It protects the inside surfaces of our legs, helps to protect our groin from upward sweeping kicks, helps to protect our knees from being damaged by an outside kick, guards the …

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Sep 01 2009

Collision Dynamics in Karate

Collision Dynamics in Karate   by Rick Garrelts I conceive that the chief aim of the physicist in discussing a theoretical problem is to obtain ‘insight’—to see which of the numerous factors are particularly concerned in any effect and how they work together to give it. For this purpose a legitimate approximation is not just …

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Aug 25 2009

Can training with Bokken help your Sanchin stance? Yes

Can training with Bokken help your Sanchin stance?  Yes! I developed a routine that might be helpful to students who train both weapons (Bo Bokken, Jo or other) and their Uechi-Ryu Sanchin. Here’s how: To paraphrase Musashi  ”Let your everyday walk become your warrior walk”. Keep that In mind. Oftentimes students practicing bokken drills will …

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Aug 22 2009

The 2009 Okinawa Traditional KarateDo World Tournament

By Manuel T. Neves, Jr., Hachidan Uechiryu KarateDo, Godan, Okinawan KobuDo Recently, I, along with my son, Jared and daughter, Juliana had an opportunity to visit Okinawa. The main purpose of our visit was to see Yoshiharu Arakaki, Kaicho (Chief) of the World Uechiryu KarateDo Syoubukai Federation. He was moving the hombu (head) dojo of the …

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Aug 18 2009

Rest in peace, Shifty!

A member of the “ Band of Brothers” died June 17, 2009. This article was written by Mark Pfiefer We’re hearing a lot today about big splashy memorial services. I want a nationwide memorial service for Darrell “Shifty” Powers. Shifty volunteered for the airborne in WWII and served with Easy Company of the 506th Parachute …

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Aug 16 2009

Newsletter Archives

  George E. Mattson’s Eastern Arts’ Newsletter Archives Before going any further, please sign-up for future newsletter. The process is painless and fast. Oh yes, if you change your e-mail address, be sure to re-subscribe. You don’t want to miss a single issue. Subscribe to G.E.Mattson’s Newsletters     Issue # Issue # Issue # …

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Jul 28 2009

The Importance of Correct Conditioning!

What a fantastic SummerFest! [View photos HERE] I’m getting quite a few e-mail from students and teachers who attended and all the reviews were extremely favorable. As one of Uechi-ryu’s “senior” citizens, (72 next month) I try to get involved in as many of the seminars as possible and whenever appropriate, will demonstrate one of …

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