George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. New Belt Pins – Available Soon! — October 20, 2014
  2. Shigeru Takamiyagi Passes. . . — October 20, 2014
  3. Tournament Seminar Series — October 14, 2014
  4. Passing of Uechi-ryu warrior, Howard Kravets. . . — September 28, 2014
  5. Self-Disclosure — September 2, 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

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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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! …

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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 …

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Aug 29 2008

Official Tia Portrait

GEM vs Killer Squirrel I’ve received quite a few requests for an old video I made about Seymour, the “killer” squirrel. (who kept raiding my bird feeder) Check it out! Results of the 2008 SummerFest FireDragon Challenge posted: Thanks to Bill Glasheen for heading up the testing and tabulation of the scores for this year’s …

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Aug 18 2008

Sanchin on the Beach

8/26/2008: New Gary Geddes photos from SummerFest! 8/24/2008:Someone just emailed me – The Uechi-ryu.com site made it to the 2nd page of the “karate” category on Google! WinterFest 2009 Where: Mount Dora, FL Schedule: Thu, Feb 26 – “Warrior Golf Tournament” (sponsored by the Warrior Golf Company) Fri, Feb 27 – WinterFest Seminars Sat, Feb …

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Aug 14 2008

Report from Max and Mia

Thanks. . . to Jeremiah Johnson, 916.420.2264 of  www.relictheseries.com who designed the artwork for this year’s beautiful t-shirt. . .  and to "Rich" from The T-Shirt Master, in Quincy, MA who really is a master at silkscreening. Our t-shirts, printed by Rich, are of the very best quality and workmanship. You may reach him at 617.472.8658. A day …

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