George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. Silver Shoken Ring Arrived!!! — May 20, 2015
  2. Historic Superempi Interview & Demo — May 14, 2015
  3. Historic DVD Archives. . . — May 6, 2015
  4. Uechi-ryu. . . The Master’s Edition! — April 14, 2015
  5. Regional Workout March 21, 2015 — March 28, 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

Feb 19 2010

WinterFest Seminar Update

Winterfest Weapon Seminar Bo & Jiffa Bo & Jiffa Discussion, training and application of the Bo staff (six foot stick) and the Jiffa (hair pin/fastener) which is also known as a Tinaka (small inside hand weapon) as they relate to martial arts training and more specifically to Uechi Ryu training and development.  The focus will …

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Feb 16 2010

Teaching for Structure and Power in Uechi-ryu

Teaching for Structure and Power In Uechi-ryu Stance and Structure Sanchin is an Adduction Stance. Sanchin provides strength in 7 of 8 directions, unless you make an adjustment, which allows coverage of the eighth direction. The ground is an unlimited source of power. Study how to access that power: Sound structure, sensitivity, experimentation, proper positioning …

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Feb 10 2010

Special Course at WinterFest

The Global Self-Care Initiative Acu-Hand Therapy Module I for Uechi-Ryu “WinterFest “ February 26, 27, 2010 Course Outline   Friday Afternoon Introduction Koryo Sooji Chim (Korean Hand Therapy) History Presenter Demo– Practical Application Saturday Afternoon Instruction Mapping the Hand Corresponding Areas of the Hand Relating to: Front, Back and Sides of the Body Upper and …

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Jan 22 2010

New Book by G.E.Mattson

New!!!! WinterFest 2010 Poster. Click Here Please print and post in your dojo Note from G.E.Mattson: I wish to thank everyone who responded to our first Newsletter mailing and placed your order for my new book. Because we are only printing 500 copies, I want to make sure that those of you on my newsletter …

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Dec 28 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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Dec 18 2009

Strength and Power

The Difference between Strength and Power In the Martial Arts Strength is raw, unfiltered, relatively unfocused ability to move other objects. Strength training involves some technique, but does not take high-level refinement into consideration For the individual, strength has a sunset, after which it will wane.  Power, based on core principles, core use, relaxation, understanding, …

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Dec 03 2009

See you all in a week!

Just a note to let everyone know I’ll be out-of-touch for a week, starting Friday. IUKF is conducting a dan test in Bermuda and David Berndt and I are leaving our cell phones and computers home for the duration. I’ll be updating the WinterFest site in two weeks, but if you want to take advantage …

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Nov 20 2009

Uechi’s China Link

Uechi-ryu practitioners are indeed very fortunate to have someone of Darin Yee’s ability willing to share his experiences in Chinese martial arts with us, helping us all understand the history and connection our Uechi-ryu has with China. . . the originators of the roots and core methods of our style. Darin has been reluctant to …

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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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