George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. Recommended Uechi-ryu Seminar — April 14, 2016
  2. Spirited Seminar with Wonderful Students! — April 12, 2016
  3. 2016 Black Belt Celebration — March 24, 2016
  4. Hit Fast – Hit Hard Program Tested at Winterfest — March 20, 2016
  5. Russ Chase Passes. . . — March 2, 2016

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

Dec 13 2008

Greater Nowheres (book)

Greater Nowheres Wanderings Across the Outback Dave Finkelstein and Jack London First off, let me tell you that both David Finkelstein and Jack London are lifelong friends of mine. When I heard that they were going on an extended trip to the Australian Outback, my first thoughts were “They will kill one another!” Picture the …

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Dec 13 2008

The Lone Samurai (book)

Review: Wilson WS. The Lone Samurai: the Life of Miyamoto Musashi. Tokyo: Kodansha International Ltd., 2004, ISBN 4-7700-2942-X, $24.00. All you need for a founding figure is a name and a place. –Prof. Jonathan Z. Smith, as quoted in Mack. One really does not need much to build a mythic character. Take a man, a …

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Dec 13 2008

Bad Astronomy (book)

Bad Astronomy Review Review: Plait PC. Bad Astronomy: Misconceptions and Misuses Revealed, from Astrology to the Moon Landing “Hoax.” New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2002, ISBN 0-471-40976-6, www.badastronomy.com, $15.95. It doesn’t matter how beautiful your theory is, it doesn’t matter how smart you are. If it doesn’t agree with experiment, it’s wrong. — …

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Dec 13 2008

The Fabric of the Cosmos (book)

  Review: Greene BR. The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality. New York: Vintage Books, 2005, ISBN 0-375-72720-5, $15.95. The most astonishing thing about the universe is that we can understand it at all. — Prof. Albert Einstein One of Steve Allen’s “rules” to avoid “dumpth” requires an understanding of …

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Dec 13 2008

Advanced Applications of Kata by H.Thom

  Review: Uechi-ryu Karate: Advanced Applications of Katas & Applications. By Henry Thom. Available on the Uechi-ryu Store – $25 Shihan Henry Thom created this DVD for his Kyoshi requirements in 2007. Henry chose to focus on the practical applications (bunkai) of our advanced kata, Seisan and Sanseiryu. Henry began his Uechi training as one of my …

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Dec 13 2008

Coiling Silk Exercises by D.Mott

Review: Coiling Silk Exercises: by David Mott, Published by “Cold Mountain Uechi-ryu“.515 Logan Avenue, Toronto Canada M4K 3B3. Tel: 416-461-1358 $25.00.($20 Canadian) To order, email info@coldmountain.ca A person who only fights is nothing more than a brawler. A person who only practices his/her forms without being able to apply them, is nothing more than a dancer. A …

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Dec 13 2008

In Search of the Warrior Spirit

Featured Reviews Name of book: In Search of the Warrior Spirit Publisher: North Atlantic Books, Berkeley, California Copyright: 1990, 1992 by Richard Stozzi Heckler Medical psychologist Jim Hardt is brought in to take the Green Beret team through an elaborate brain synchrony training program. In the initial session, Hardt explains the goals of the brainwave …

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Dec 12 2008

Forum Rules

Discussion Forums: Table of Contents   Click “New Window” to view Forums in a separate window. Please Read Carefully: To participate in the Forums, you must register and you must use your real name. Because a few very persistant “children-at-hearts” spend all their free time sending in bogus registrations, I simply delete all dumb “usernames” like “iamadummy” …

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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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