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

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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Aug 12 2008

Finding a good Dojo/ teacher

  The teacher is more important than the dojo! [From G.E.Mattson's new book, "The Way of Uechi-ryu Karate"] When looking for a school, try to find one that teaches a style that is suited to your natural abilities. Make sure that you meet the person who will be teaching you. Watch him teach at least …

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Aug 12 2008

SummerFest 2008

Joe Lewis and Rob Buckland. . . Two of the more than 50 spectacular instructors who made this years SummerFest the best one in its 25 year history. Hundreds of photographs and video clips were taken during the long weekend and will be posted, as received and edited, in the Uechi Photo Gallery. Click on …

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Aug 12 2008

WinterFest

Updates: 10/24/2008 – Early Registration Discount!   Make plans to attend WinterFest in February. Register NOW to earn a big discount! Planning ahead is the best way to ensure best prices on airfare and lodging. . . Remember,  February is a very hot vacation month and Florida is where everyone wants to go! If you …

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Aug 11 2008

What’s New in 2009

With the closing of 2008, I’m looking forward to the beginning of a new era in the development of the Uechi-ryu karate system practiced by IUKF members. I’m ‘kicking’ off the new year with a brand new website format that is easier for me to edit and possible for contributors to help build. I’ll be …

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Aug 11 2008

mannyneves tournament 2008

Greetings Senseis and Black Belts, This message comes with my sincere wish that you’re all doing well and training vigorously. In the past several months, four of your brothers in Uechi-ryu Karate-Do (America) have been working diligently to unite the younger members of our style in some friendly competition. Those brothers are, Bob Bethoney, Darin …

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Aug 09 2008

uechi-ryu and self-defense

Self-defense role in the Traditional Dojo [From G.E.Mattson's new book, "The Way of Uechi-ryu Karate" - to be published soon] 9/11 is one of the most powerful and emotional terms in the English language. The day was burned into the memory of every American. I can only recall one other day having such impact. The …

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