George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. New Summerfest Presenters!!! — June 7, 2015
  2. Summerfest 2015 — June 1, 2015
  3. Tim Horgan dead at 88 — May 29, 2015
  4. Silver Shoken Ring Arrived!!! — May 20, 2015
  5. Historic Superempi Interview & Demo — May 14, 2015

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

Sep 22 2007

Tornado Aftermath

Tornado Hits Close to Home! Friday night around 10PM, Tia began pacing up and down the house, as though she was looking for a place to hide. Our Emergency Radio came on soon after, warning all Mount Dora, Eustis residents that a Tornado had been picked up on radar and was headed our way. We …

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Aug 26 2007

Celebration of First Blackbelts

This is a seminar you don’t want to miss. . .  On the body there are a great number of accessible entries to nerve structures that will cause a loss of body control, reflexive actions and other disruptive affects on the body’s normal functions.   Typically when attacking the body the results were based on mass, …

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Aug 14 2007

IUKF SummerFest Newsletter

IUKF’s first newsletter. To subscribe, send mailing address to Dcberndt@aol.com To view- in Adobe:  http://uechi-ryu.com/content/pdf/1summer07news.pdf

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Jul 09 2007

SummerFest Historical Moment!

10th (Now Annual) “Bay State Karate Championships”  Shines Light on Local Competitors. Uechi-ryu Martial Artists Are The Big Winners by:  Manny Neves Although the Boston Tae Kwon Do Academy of Randolph, MA,  took the three (3) Grand Championships in Jr Black Belt Forms, Adult Black Belt Forms and Adult Black Belt Kumite it was the many …

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Jul 04 2007

Pre-Summer Camp Developments 2007

Original students of Sensei George Mattson Van Canna and Art Rabesa will be honored at Summer Camp on Saturday night, where they will receive their 9th Dan certificates from the IUKF.  This will be an historic evening. The IUKF Board is currently discussing and developing a set of guidelines for conferring the titles of Renshi, …

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Jul 02 2007

Roy Bedard… A True Uechi Champion!

Roy Bedard. . . A true Uechi Champion. . . Traditional Uechi- Ryu background Though many people consider me a ‘defense expert’ in police tactics, my qualifying background is directly from Uechi-Ryu Karate along with a mix of other martial arts that I have studied since the age of thirteen. Always fascinated with combatives, my …

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Jun 24 2007

Civilian Self-defense Program

This is a really great program that is perfect for the martial art community. Click Here to view the article.

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Jun 24 2007

SummerFest Updates

Shihan Evan Pantazi will be teaching a class with Shihan Bill Glasheen relating to the Kyushu points in Superempi. A second class will focus on these points in the main three kata of Uechi-ryu.From Evan:Mattson Sensei, Thank you. As always I appreciate the opportunity to once again share the Kyusho possibilities in Uechi Katas.  The …

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Jun 20 2007

Jim Maloney

Shihan Jim Maloney called last week and confirmed that he will be teaching at this year’s SummerFest! In keeping with this year’s theme of "All is in Uechi-ryu", Jim will be focusing on Uechi kata and many self defense applications not usually identified with our kata. Jim will also be demonstrating and teaching a number …

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Jun 17 2007

Al Wharton

Al Wharton will be at SummerFest July 27 – 29th, Teaching his Innovative Seichin Combat Bunkai. Those of us who were present at Shihan Wharton’s Hanchidan ceremony in 2005, were amazed at the Seichin Combat Bunkai demonstration he gave following the promotion ceremony. This exciting application of Uechi-ryu’s Seichin kata uncovers some of the mysteries …

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