George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. Time for us all to Winterfest!! — January 17, 2016
  2. Another Dear Friend Passes. . . — December 27, 2015
  3. Great Holiday Gift Suggestions — November 19, 2015
  4. Wauiki Bunki Seminar — November 14, 2015
  5. Canada West Coast Promotions and Seminar — November 8, 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

Feb 19 2008

Photo Gallery Specs

From Paul Giella. . The Hut group is going strong. We have developed a new kumite for 2008, called the “push/grab kumite”, meaning the all the attacks are pushes or grabs and all the defenses are jujitsu/judo/aikido-like adaptations of Uechi-ryu moves. We have also learned the new kata from Okinawa, ‘Ryuko’, and are practicing it …

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Feb 13 2008

Fedele Cacia Racing at Sebring

A Day at the Races! While at WinterFest, Fedele Cacia invited me to the famous Sebring Raceway in Central Florida to watch him race his custom Porsche! Wow, what an experience! And what a difference from my racing days in the 1960s, when I completely rebuilt a 1958 TR3, turning a tame little sports car …

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Feb 02 2008

Heard it through the “grapevine”

From Andre: George- Thank you for the good wishes.. This weekend has been amazing! I was hoping for a twofer, HOF and 4th Superbowl.. The team played well and I our QB gave us a chance to win even with seconds still left on the clock! But Brady is still young and drive and fire …

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Jan 27 2008

WinterFest 2008

****Check out Art Rabesa’s New Forum!!!Looking for students who would like to attend an Art Rabesa seminar in Florida! Watch for details!!!! You don’t want to miss this one!!!!     WinterFest 2008 Everyone had a fantastic time at this years event. We began on Friday with an all-day golf tournament, an evening of Karaoke …

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Jan 09 2008

Website Update

Wow! Kimo Wall just sent me an e-mail, saying he is coming to WinterFest!I’m very pleased with the response this year. Should be a full house. Sunday, Jan20th will be the last day to register. Last Minute WinterFest Registrations!!!! Jan 25-27, 2008 [update: it is fixed!} Click Here If you tried to register on-line within …

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Dec 31 2007

The Student and The Master

The Student and The Master To the reader, please do not make any more of this than a student’s inquisition for knowledge and understanding. I have been a student of martial arts for over 47 years.  In 1988, I was honored with “master” status by the Government in Southern China.  Although Hung-Gar was my major …

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Dec 12 2007

Happy Holiday!!

Happy New Year to All. . . Have a safe and enjoyable Holiday and a wonderful New Year. Don’t forget WinterFest. January 25, 26 and 27th. Get out of the snow and cold weather. Come on down! Love to you all from Susan, George and Tia ——————–   Update: The Uechi-ryu WinterFest will be held …

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Nov 14 2007

Summer Fest Celebration for Sensei George Mattson

The upcoming 2008 Summer Fest promises to be a most special one.  It will take place from Friday, August 8 to Sunday, August 10, 2008, at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, on Cape Cod.  There will be the chance to get together and make new friends, see old friends, share knowledge, and learn new techniques and …

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Nov 07 2007

WinterFest 2008

Just learned that 7th dan, Bill Arch passed away Nov 24th. Bill, a long time Uechi practitioner, lived in Kalamazoo, MI. He was 71 years old. Click Here for Memorial WinterFest Update: Information & Registration forms now available! Christmas came early for the Mattson Clan! I’m sure most of the martial art world is familiar …

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Oct 26 2007

New USA Citizen… Bryan Liu

I’ve met many wonderful people who were/are associated with the martial arts. In 1983, Wenji (Johnny/Bryan) Liu became a valuable liasan between the China martial art community (in New York and Fuzhou China) and my efforts to locate links between Uechi-ryu and Chinese fighting systems. Because of Wenji’s efforts, my early SummerFests were able to …

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