George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. Passing of Uechi-ryu warrior, Howard Kravets. . . — September 28, 2014
  2. Self-Disclosure — September 2, 2014
  3. What a great SummerFest! — August 10, 2014
  4. When the Dragon Whispers — July 26, 2014
  5. SummerFest Final Schedule for Friday! — July 20, 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

Mar 14 2007

Looking to the future

Looking to the Future. . . There was an interesting thread on the forums, relating to why we study Uechi-ryu and how important our links are to Okinawa. I haven’t had time to discuss this issue in detail, but while pulling out an old article for a friend, happened across this editorial I wrote in …

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Mar 07 2007

IUKF Statement of Purpose

IUKF Statement of Purpose   The IUKF Board of Directors welcomes the opportunity to help redefine the mission and role of this important organization.  After much thought and discussion, the Board has agreed on the following picture of how the IUKF should best function, for the benefit of its members, and the art…. The IUKF will …

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Feb 27 2007

FestivalsofSpeed

Festivals of Speed! One of the “perks” I get, since moving to Florida, is working with and enjoying the annual Festivals of Speed that takes place in St. Petersburg Florida every year. This year it will be held on the weekend of March 23rd & 24th. (see the website for details) I’m posting this for a couple …

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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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