George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. SummerFest 2015 — July 20, 2015
  2. Kata Performance Emphasis — July 14, 2015
  3. My Week in England! — July 11, 2015
  4. 2015 Juniorfest Saturday, Aug 8th — July 6, 2015
  5. Masters Celebration Update — July 6, 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

Jul 06 2010

Raffi to teach at SummerFest

I should be at camp on Saturday at 1:00.  If you are agreeable, I would teach some Stick and Knife tactics. These tactics would focus more on the combative side of Filipino Kali. I will go over disarming your opponent, follow up striking, taking them to the ground and finishing techniques. If time permits, I …

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Jul 05 2010

New Seminars for SummerFest

    Our good friend Jake Steinmann will be one of our new presenters this year. He just sent me a brief summary of what he will be teaching. You don’t want to miss this one! Introduction to the Muay Thai Clinch, PT. 1 These sessions will cover the fundamentals of the Thai style of …

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Jun 28 2010

June 28, 2010 Newsletter

This newsletter will be viewable until July 30th. Click Here to view now

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Jun 18 2010

Uechi-ryu Seminars

Darin Yee, an IUKF board member is willing to teach seminars in all IUKF dojos upon request and if time is available.  They need to call or email Darin to arrange a date and time. This is a fantastic opportunity to train with one a senior Uechi instructor who has an extensive Chinese Martial Art …

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Jun 18 2010

Free Seminar. . .

Darin Yee, an IUKF board member is willing to teach seminars in all IUKF dojos upon request and if time is available.  They need to call or email Darin to arrange a date and time.   This is a fantastic opportunity to train with one a senior Uechi instructor who has an extensive Chinese Martial …

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Jun 16 2010

IUKF Update

Free Seminars. . . Darin Yee, an IUKF board member is willing to teach seminars in all IUKF dojos upon request and if time is available.  They need to call or email Darin to arrange a date and time. This is a fantastic opportunity to train with one a senior Uechi instructor who has an …

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Jun 13 2010

New Karate Kid Movie Review

Karate Kid – A major disappointment By Bill Glasheen Having seen this movie on the first night, here are my impressions. * It isn’t karate. It’s kung fu. Correction… it’s mostly Wu Shu. Gone is the authenticity of the original movie, where virtually all techniques (except for the stupid crane thingie) were real and the …

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Jun 01 2010

SummerFest Highlights!!!

SummerFest Presenters’ Update From John Thurston Hello GEM Sensei: The Focus of the presentation will simply be on matters often unarticulated (except perhaps by yourself) in most Uechi classes. You will recall the number of “points” to remember that I sent you. For sure my good friend Eric O’Brien will b coming with me as …

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May 19 2010

Uechi-ryu “Titles”

Gold Bars on your belt. What do they represent? In 1967 the All Okinawa Karate Federation was formed and one of its primary functions was to bestow “titles” to deserving martial artist. These titles were Renshi (one gold bar), Kyoshi (two gold bars) and Hanshi (three gold bars). There was also a “Hanshi-sei” award, for …

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