George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. When the Dragon Whispers — July 26, 2014
  2. SummerFest Final Schedule for Friday! — July 20, 2014
  3. SummerFest Final Schedule for Saturday! — July 18, 2014
  4. Faith in Fish by David Finkelstein — July 14, 2014
  5. IUKF Chairman Henry Thom coming to SummerFest! — July 13, 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. 2014 SummerFest — 3 comments
  5. For IUKF Members — 2 comments

Author's posts listings

Dec 18 2008

Tia

Tia: May 10, 1994 – Dec 17, 2008 Yesterday, Sue and I maintained our regular daily routine with Tia. We both knew our beloved Tia was failing, yet neither one of us wanted to talk about what we needed to do. Tia was suffering from Cushing disease, which she had for more than five years, …

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Dec 18 2008

Happiness is Contagious

Healthy Lifestyle Tip: Happiness Is Contagious Do you ever wonder whether happy people have something that keeps them cheerful, chipper and able to see the good in everything? It turns out they do, they have happy friends. New research from Harvard Medical School and the University of California suggests that happiness is influenced not only …

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Dec 17 2008

Workout With G.E.Mattson

Workouts with George E. Mattson You are invited to workout with George Mattson any time you are in the Central Florida area. Regular classes are on Mondays & Wednesdays from 5:30pm – 7PM. (Children’s classes are held 5-6PM) However, George teaches private lessons and special seminars with some advance notice. The Central Florida Martial Arts …

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Dec 14 2008

Art of fighting vs Reality

One of the  most misunderstood concepts students have while training, is the relationship of our Uechi-ryu art to actual fighting. I often tell the story of my early training on Okinawa in the ’50s and a new student who, after his first lesson, wanted to “test” his fighting skills in a bar, just using his …

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Dec 13 2008

MailBag Archives

Letters to the Editor: November 25, 2006: I’ve received hundreds of email from people who looked forward every month to my “MailBag” feature. Unfortunately, because of an ever increasing work load associated with my importing business, I can spend less and less time on the Uechi website. I do answer all email in a timely …

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Dec 13 2008

articles to be added

Petar Bogunovic’s Report from Serbia / Yugoslavia: Sept, 2000 Point of View Archives

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Dec 13 2008

Jennie Croft/Ju Jitsu

JENNIE CROFT/ JU JITSU “Ooh, better not get on the wrong side of you, you’ll knock my block off!” I have lost count of the amount of times people have said that to me since I started practicing Ju Jitsu over three years ago. Well the time has come for me to dispel the myths …

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Dec 13 2008

Rebuttal to Response (empty force)

Response to the Empty Force Test and Rebuttal John David Morenski, M.D. A previous issue of Swft published an article I co-authored concerning the test of an individual who claimed on a popular martial arts web-page, www.uechi-ryu.com, that he could perform extraordinary feats through his mastery of chi 1. These included healing people of illnesses …

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Dec 13 2008

An Empty Force

An Empty Force John David Morenski, M.D. and William P. Glasheen, Ph.D. The Claim: On one of the forums of a very popular marital arts web page, www.uechi-ryu.com, an individual claimed he could perform rather extraordinary feats which include the ability to move others without touching them. Chi, also spelled “Qi” or “Ki,” has become …

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Dec 13 2008

Future of Uechi-ryu Karate

Looking towards the future! by George E. Mattson As 2000 winds down, thoughts turn towards the new year and new hopes and aspirations. Among other things I’ve been accused of by my detractors, is being a dreamer! In the early 60s I saw Uechi-ryu prominently involved with the emerging freefighting era. In the early 70s …

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