George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. WinterFest 2017 — November 19, 2016
  2. Victor Swinimer. . . R.I.P. — October 22, 2016
  3. Terry O’Neill Seminar — September 14, 2016
  4. Passing of Joe Marzilli — September 2, 2016
  5. David Mott’s New Book!! — August 28, 2016

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

May 19 2008

China Earthquake Help

What one instructor is doing to help out! John Page: Rising Star East Martial Arts: 9 Depot Square: Ayer www.risingstareastmartialarts.com sent out this letter to Henry and cc’d me: Hi Henry: We are going to be conducting a Kick A Thon at my Dojo on June 7th with the proceeds going to the China relief efforts. …

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May 12 2008

Darin Yee seminar

Darin Yee Seminar! Sunday in Mount Dora, FL Darin is visiting Central Florida this week and will conduct a two part seminar at the Mount Dora Community Building this Sunday, May 18th. The first session will be from 10am – Noon. Darin will be teaching “Winning Sparring Techniques”, a subject he is especially familiar with. …

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May 09 2008

SummerFest News!

SUMMERFEST 2008 Just in from Robb Buckland!!! I spoke to Joe Lewis last night and he has finally confirmed that he’ll be accompanying myself and Dr. Ian Marshall for Summerfest in celebration of Georges 50th !!!!!!! Robb Buckland Joe Lewis: In his era as a heavyweight World Champion fighter and martial artist, Joe Lewis has …

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May 08 2008

Hut workout

Vinnie Christiano to lead the "Hut" workout this Saturday! And you are all invited to attend! This is Vinnie’s last workout before he gets his new hip, but he assures me that everyone will not only enjoy the class, but will get a great "Vinnie-tough" workout! Paul Giella, who heads up the "Hut" program, says that. …

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May 02 2008

Masters’ Celebration

Note:The Board of Directors met on Sunday, May 4th and unanimously approved the recommendations for rank.Masters’ Celebration at SummerFest 2008 I am very proud to announce the following candidates names have been submitted to the “Titles” Committee by the candidates’ instructors and the IUKF Committee of Hanshi and have been submitted to both the “Titles” Committee and the …

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Apr 30 2008

tournament with John Griffin and Ernie Harriman

On April 26, I gathered a few of my students and headed to Cromwell Connecticut.  I met my first student at 5 am in the morning and drove an hour to Braintree and picked up another student who volunteered to take this ride to represent me and compete in a tournament hosted by 2 of …

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Apr 23 2008

John VanderLaar Dead at 48

John VanderLaar Dead at 47! (Submitted by James Gemmell) Word of longtime Uechi-ryu practitioner John VandeLaar’s passing has saddened the martial-arts community in Michigan. A Battle Creek resident, VandeLaar, 47, began studying Uechi-ryu in June 1979 under Sensei Bill Keith, and shortly thereafter became a student of Sensei Jim Thompson’s during the transitional period in …

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Apr 13 2008

First Tournament

I am happy to inform everyone the first tournament of our “Uechi Karate Championship Series” turned out very well. As usual, most of the active Uechi community in the Northeast took part in these get together. There were more then 120 competitors this tournament and we are looking to improve with each passing tournament. My …

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Apr 03 2008

David Mott’s New Video!

Update on the N.E. Junior Tournament Series:  Dear Fellow Uechi-ryu Practitioners, In support of our friend, Darin Yee, I would like to encourage you to try your best to attend future get together for training and tournament series talk. His tournament is scheduled for Saturday, June 7 at the “Jungleplex” in Plymouth.He does a great …

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Apr 01 2008

March 3rd Chinese Freemasons Dinner Celebration

On March 3, The Boston Chinese Freemasons held their celebration of the beginning of a new year at the Empire Garden Restaurant on Washington Street, Downtown Boston.  The Chinese Freemason organization is the largest and most prestigious Chinese organization in the world.   There were approximately 900 plus in attendance.  The cities represented were New York, Atlanta, …

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