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

Feb 21 2007

Scott Higa visits Shubukan

Vistors, Visitors. . . I really enjoy Visitors! In my editorials I sometimes get carried away, expounding on martial art problems that piss me off big time. Tonight I’m going to take a different tact and talk about things that make me really, really happy. I just finished teaching and working out in a class …

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Feb 19 2007

Video Archives

Odds and Ends. . . First, I would like to thank all of you who enjoy my editorials and have taken the time to e-mail and let me know how much you appreciate this site. Also, thanks to those of you who purchased my New England Seminars DVD. As a bonus, I am including one of …

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Feb 14 2007

What is “traditional”?

What is “Traditional”. . . When we speak about martial arts? This is another of those taboo topics where strong opinions are held by all. I get a kick out of those from any of the opinion camps, who can’t rest until everyone understands and approves what they do and why they do it! Today …

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Feb 08 2007

New England Visit

New England Visit. . . I broke a long standing vow, not to visit anywhere cold! Fortunately I didn’t give away all my cold weather gear and therefore didn’t freeze during my recent trip to Boston.Although the weather wasn’t very cooperative, my New England friends made sure every moment of my trip was both enjoyable …

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Jan 31 2007

Dojo Grand Opening

I would like to congratulate John Page on the opening of his dojo in Ayer, Massachusetts. Sensei Mattson and I were there on January 28 for the festivities along with Fedel, Pat Saunders, Vinny, Harry Sheffington and many others. Please excuse my not mentioning your name if you were there as I am getting older …

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Jan 29 2007

Karate Philosophy of Bill Bauknecht

Personal Philosophy of Bill Bauknecht! Many times over the years of training, all of us in the martial arts, at some time, has sustained an injury that has hindered our training. Some are serious and some are just little bumps and bruises. These can be broken down as an injury, disease, temporary or permanent, any …

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Jan 24 2007

Busy Weekend for G.E. Mattson

I’m flying to Boston Thursday, Jan 25th and will be spending the day with Darin Yee. Friday, I’ll be visiting Bill Bauknecht who continues doing well with his ongoing fight with cancer. Bill is somewhat of a hero to others who are also fighting multiple myeloma (a blood & bone disease) because of his 12+ …

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Jan 22 2007

IUKF Progress Report for January 2007

Chairman’s Report on Recent IUKF DevelopmentsFor January 2007 Sensei George Mattson reported that Uechi-Ryu.com is the most popular martial arts website on the Internet.  The number of hits at any moment can be noted on the website’s homepage. Membership Coordinator and Treasurer David Berndt reported that membership was up in 2006, and importantly, included three …

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Jan 21 2007

The Chinese Negotiator

“The Chinese Negotiator” I’m currently reading a very interesting book, written by Robert M. March (Author of the Japanese Negotiator) and Su-Hua Wu. Wish this book had been written in the late 80s while I was working for an international trading company in the Boston area. Susan and I hosted a number of Chinese delegations …

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Jan 15 2007

Traditional Martial Arts

Just received an email from old friend and student, David Finkelstein: "Memories of Rolf Cahn, one of your first students, and my flamenco guitar teacher, who first told me about you and your prowessSince I’ve been practicing a lot of guitar these past years, my thoughts turn occasionally to Rolf Cahn, who several years ago …

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