George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. Martial Arts Now – Masters & Grandmasters — November 23, 2014
  2. New Belt Pins – Available NOW! — November 11, 2014
  3. Masami Tsuruoka Passes. . . — November 4, 2014
  4. Rank, Stripes and Titles — October 30, 2014
  5. Shigeru Takamiyagi Passes. . . — October 20, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. WinterFest 2015 – March 6th and 7th! — 4 comments
  2. Join us for Buzz Durkin’s 40th Anniversary Celebration! — 4 comments
  3. Joe Lewis: R.I.P. — 3 comments
  4. 2014 SummerFest — 3 comments
  5. New “Rank & Honors” Registry — 3 comments

Author's posts listings

Dec 09 2008

Ernest Howland

Ernest L. Howland (Ernie) , died August 20, 2005 at his home in Brockton after a lengthy illness. Born in Braintree, son of the late John P. and Mary A. (Sullivan) Howland, he was raised in Brockton and was a graduate of Brockton High School. After high school, he entered the United States Air Force …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/memorial-post-ii-3/

Dec 09 2008

Cory Diamond

Cory Diamond Teen killed, another hurt in bizarre police chase [Corey was a Brown Belt Uechi-ryu student of Chicago teacher, David Kahn.] July 25, 2006 BY ANNIE SWEENEY Crime Reporter The three teen friends playing poker on a slow Sunday summer evening went out for a two-minute errand — a quick visit to a nearby …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/memorial-post-ii-2/

Dec 09 2008

Al Kumian

Alan E. Kunian HOLLISTON – Alan E. Kunian, 75, of Holliston, died Friday, April 27, 2007, at UMass Medical Center in Worcester.   He was the husband of Marjorie E. (Doherty) Kunian, who died in April 2000. Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late Hilda (Abrams) and Harry Kunian. A graduate of …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/memorial-post-ii/

Dec 09 2008

Bill Arch

William Arch passed away Saturday, November 24, 2007. Bill was born September 23, 1936 in Hillsdale, Michigan to the Honorable Judge Charles and Lily in (Haynes) arch. From October of 1967 through September of 1969, Bill served in the US Army until honorably discharged. He was married to Janet Davis on August 18, 1962. She …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/memorial-post/

Dec 09 2008

John-VanderLaar

John VanderLaar Dead at 48 Word of longtime Uechi-ryu practitioner John VandeLaar’s passing has saddened the martial-arts community in Michigan. A Battle Creek resident, VandeLaar, 47, began studying Uechi-ryu in June 1979 under Sensei Bill Keith, and shortly thereafter became a student of Sensei Jim Thompson’s during the transitional period in which Thompson bought the …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/memoria-post/

Dec 09 2008

Eric Bishop

Eric Bishop He died suddenly, on November 26, 2008, of an aortic dissection, following emergency surgery. Eric was buried with military honors at Fort Custer Military Cemetery, Battle Creek Michigan on Dec. 5, 2008. Sensei Eric Bishop began his Uechi-ryu training in Kalamazoo in 1973, and was the first person known to have introduced Uechi-ryu to Germany, …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/memorial-to-him/

Dec 09 2008

Marine Corps Birthday Ball Speech

Marine Corps Birthday Ball Speech My friend, Brigadier General David Heinz sent me this very moving speech, which was given by MajGen Dave Richwine, USMC (Ret) at the Marine Corps Ball in Kansas City. G. E. Mattson The Commandant, in his message, reminds us that: Only a few Americans choose the dangerous, but necessary, work …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/marine-corps-birthday-ball-speech/

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/master/

Nov 06 2008

News from the “Hut”!

News Release: The Northcentral Technical College and IUKF Announces its first Ground Survival CourseLocation: Rising Star East Martial Arts 9 Depot Square, Ayer, MA 01432 Cost: $199.00 if registered BEFORE June 1, 2009 $250.00 if registered AFTER June 1, 2009 Dates: July 11-12, 2009  Times: 8AM – 5PM Daily This is a physically demanding class! …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/news-from-the-hut-2/

Sep 28 2008

Updates

Congratulation to David Mott – Cold Mountain Dojo 25th Anniversary! Hi David: Just a note to congratulate you on your Cold mountain Dojo’s 25th anniversary. You have been a trusted and valued friend over the years and a wonderful role-model to your students. I just wanted you to know how much I admire you and …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://uechi-ryu.com/updates/

Page 40 of 68« First...102030...3839404142...5060...Last »