George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. What “Can be” . . . when people work Together! — April 18, 2014
  2. “The Swordsman’s Handbook” — April 17, 2014
  3. News from India IUKF — April 7, 2014
  4. News from Cuba Uechi-ryu Dojo — April 3, 2014
  5. More Archives discovered — March 27, 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

Dec 11 2008

Color yourself healthy

As you know, being active with others provides time to socialize and build relationships. Keep that in mind as the holidays approach. Remember to share delicious, healthy meals and to finish them off with some physical activity. Healthy Lifestyle Tip: Sweet potatoes – Color yourself healthy The Sweet Potato is King; a nearly perfect food …

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Dec 11 2008

Healthy Lifestyle

You can and should enjoy this time of year. But remember, no matter where you are, you always have choices. Always strive to make the best decision based on your options. Healthy Lifestyle Tip: Simple and Sensible Of course you know this stuff, but in the interest of limiting the January pain, here’s a quick …

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Dec 11 2008

Tia likes diamonds!

We need everyone to wish us luck…   My friend Sarah gave me her diamond earings and bracelet last Friday so I could get a selling price for them from a jeweler friend. They were in a very small plastic bag so when I got home, I decided to put them in a jewelry pouch. I …

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Dec 11 2008

Dorothy Reitman

I am greatly saddened that we lost Dorothy Reitman last Saturday. She passed away peacefully at home in her sleep during the night. Dorothy was well loved and I truly apologize if this is your first notice of this tragic news. I tried to contact everyone by phone before sending this out, but was unable …

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Dec 11 2008

Edward Gordon

Edward A. Gordon, shodan, died on April 17, 1999. Dear Mr. Mattson, I regret to inform you of the passing of Edward A. Gordon on April 17, 1999. He along with my father, Phil Christie, were students of Mattson Academy in the 1970′s. At his memorial service, there was a dedicated collage of Uechi-ryu pictures. …

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Dec 11 2008

Lewis C. (Rad) Smith III

Lewis C. (Rad) Smith III, Nidan, Rad Smith Rad Smith is a nidan (second degree black belt) in Uechi Ryu, a traditional Chinese-Okinawan martial art. He achieved his rank while studying under George Mattson (presently 9th degree) in the latter 1960s/early 1970s when true, traditional karate was still a rare phenomenon. Rad moved to Charlottesville in …

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Dec 11 2008

Carol Schiff

Carol Schiff:Carol worked for me in Boston in the office. She also was a dedicated Uechi practitioner who attained the rank of nidan.

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Dec 11 2008

Dr. Mark Steven Chagnon

Dr. Mark Steven Chagnon, NidanDOB-DOD 7-15-53 – 8-13-97 Home Atkinson N.H

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Dec 11 2008

Steve Hughes

Steve Hughes of Canton, MA.Steve was an inspiration to us all. Injured as a young man, he walked with great difficulty and with the aid of a cane. His handicap did not prevent him from working out with his two sons on a regular basis for many years. The photograph shows Steve receiving a Lifetime …

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Dec 11 2008

Toshiyuki Itokazu

Toshiyuki ItokazuBorn: 7-23-47Died: 4-15-85 To All; I understand some of you were not directly affected by my Sensei Toshiyuki Itokazu. However, you had heard about him, and some of your guys may be indirectly affected by my teaching which I learn from him.  This year (15 April 2010, don’t forget your Income Tax today ,by …

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