George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. Remember. . . Regional workout Notice! — April 21, 2014
  2. Feeding Crane Seminar With Liu Chang’I June 14 & 15, 2014, Boston, MA — April 21, 2014
  3. What “Can be” . . . when people work Together! — April 18, 2014
  4. “The Swordsman’s Handbook” — April 17, 2014
  5. News from India IUKF — April 7, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Join us for Buzz Durkin’s 40th Anniversary Celebration! — 4 comments
  2. WinterFest 2014 – March 7th and 8th! — 3 comments
  3. Joe Lewis: R.I.P. — 3 comments
  4. For IUKF Members — 2 comments
  5. Harry Benfield dies. . . — 2 comments

Author's posts listings

May 17 2009

Canadian Uechi-ryu

Canada Uechi-ryu Update. . . I just wanted to let you know that Uechi-Ryu katas are starting to make there mark at regional tournaments. My son Aidan is now the 2009 Atlantic kata champion in 12 to 13 yrs old blue to brown belt. On May 9th Aidan competed in the Atlantic Karate championships in …

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May 15 2009

John Felipe dojo expansion

George Mattson Sensei, I am sure that you will be happy to hear that John Felipe had a very wonderful and well attended celebration for his dojo’s 15th anniversary and opening of the addition to his dojo today. His dojo expansion has basically doubled the size of his already large dojo in Pittsberg, California. The …

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May 15 2009

Outstanding Citizen Award!

Town of Atkinson Recognizes Martial Arts Instructor Recently Sensei Buzz Durkin was recognized for his contribution to the community and received an “Outstanding Citizen Award” from the town of Atkinson, NH. The award was presented by the Chairman of the Board of Selectmen prior to their regular meeting and was televised to the local community …

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May 10 2009

Harry Benfield Dies!

Dear George Apologies for being the bearer of bad news but Harry died, last month, after a long term illness stretching over 5 years known as Pick’s disease (a severe form of alzheimers). Before that he spent the last 15 years teaching with a small group of loyal students with which he continued to train in a very …

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May 10 2009

BJJY Summer Camp in Calif

  August 14-16, 2009 Canyon Country [Santa Clarita], CA [30 miles north of Los Angeles]     If you do ju-jitsu, this camp is a MUST! This is your opportunity to personally train with Prof. Kirby [and other top black belts] to improve your knowledge of Budoshin Jujitsu. This training camp is sponsored by the …

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May 10 2009

Soccer anyone????

Van Canna came up with a great idea for SummerFest this year. I suggested for our first match, lets pit the Canadian “Bears” against the USA “Pitbulls”. We can run the match on the Maritime Football field Friday evening after dinner. I asked Van if he would write something and perhaps help organize the match. …

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May 02 2009

May 16 Calif seminar

Friends, Please register before may 1st, registration at the door is $35.00

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Apr 29 2009

swine flu

Bill, how bad do you think it will get? I note that the first US death from swine flu was reported this morning in Texas. How widespread do you think this will get and with what toll? John Page   The most honest answer is this – we need more data . My hunch is …

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Apr 14 2009

Florida Seminar with Gushi Sensei

OKINAWAN KARATE OF SEFFNER 1010 Hwy. 574 Seffner , FL 33584 (813) 654-4238 Invites all students of KARATE to take part in a weekend of training in karate and kobudo with one of the nation’s highest ranking Okinawan karate and kobudo masters in the art of Uechi Ryu , all styles are invited to take …

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Apr 11 2009

Toyama Sensei

The Uechi World Mournes the Loss of a Great Karate Master! At the end of mourning, there is still sadness, but it is a wistful sadness that is tempered by the happy memories that we still possess.   From Seizan (Gordi Breyette)And Sumako Matsuda-Breyette Hello Friends, Students and Family, I am sorry there is not …

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