George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. Feeding Crane Seminar With Liu Chang’I June 14 & 15, 2014, Boston, MA — April 21, 2014
  2. What “Can be” . . . when people work Together! — April 18, 2014
  3. “The Swordsman’s Handbook” — April 17, 2014
  4. News from India IUKF — April 7, 2014
  5. News from Cuba Uechi-ryu Dojo — April 3, 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. For IUKF Members — 2 comments
  5. Harry Benfield dies. . . — 2 comments

Author's posts listings

Dec 18 2006

Karate & Film making!

Exploring Karate from a Film Maker’s Perspective… I found this fascinating post by our “Women & the Martial Arts” Forum moderator, Dana Sheets. Hope you enjoy it as well. Click on Dana’s picture to read the topic. GEM In my graduate experience, (filmmaking) we watched and deconstructed scenes from films, explored film theory, did a …

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Dec 16 2006

Chow Now w/Mary

“Chow Now” with Mary! And you thought our forums were only about the Martial Arts! Our “Chow Now” moderator keeps things lively and interesting, even if you aren’t much of a cook. (Click on Mary’s picture to visit her forum) GEM Holiday Recipes Planning to do some baking this weekend and trying to come up …

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Dec 15 2006

The P.R. Corner

Darin Yee has requested an area that deals specifically with his Public Relations responsibilities for IUKF. So – As I am always eager to help out those who work hard for the benefit of Uechi-ryu – Here is the all new P.R. Corner for Darin. Happy Holidays to all. I apologize for not being more …

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Dec 13 2006

Training

Training with Dave! (From his Forum)   Originally posted by MikeKThanks Dave, you did. The way things are going I’ll be needing some protection during training in the next couple of months.Just wondering if you ever do any kind of training without the gear on at all and if so what is it like? Mike …

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Dec 11 2006

I had a “blast” at Dave’s training last week.

SummerFest 2007 – July 27-29th Be sure to make plans to attend 2007 SummerFest. Now is the time to find those great flight discount rates. Susan is working with the Maritime Academy on prices. Registration information will be available soon.   I had a “blast” at Dave Young’s training last week. Training with “realism”, practicing within spitting distance …

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Dec 10 2006

Controversial “full contact” blows – No damage!

Controversial "full contact" blows – No damage??? Those of you who have been on this site for awhile, have read the stories of a certain style of karate that teaches its students how to take full contact blows to the throat, solar plexus, stomach and hmmmmmm the groin! Very interesting subject… as usual… discussing what …

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Dec 05 2006

IUKF Developments

IUKF Developments The Board of Directors has been hard at work on behalf of the membership for over two years.  For most of that time they met each week, on-line by using conference software.  Each meeting lasted an hour or more, and involved the reading of minutes and other documents, and the performance of individual …

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Dec 05 2006

What is an IUKF member?

What is an IUKF member? The IUKF is a young organization and the Board of Directors was discussing the question of what makes an IUKF member.  Other Martial Arts organizations require membership dues in order to join.  If you’re an engineer, lawyer or doctor, you pay annual dues to belong to professional organizations.  The year …

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Dec 03 2006

RedMan Training. . .

Holiday Special From Dave Young! Bring a friend with you to the March Training – FREE-! Dave is offering a 2 for 1 holiday special to everyone who registers for the March program before January 4, 2007! RedMan Training for Martial Artists!! This RedMan “Realist Instructor Certification” program is conducted in a three day format consisting …

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Dec 01 2006

“No Touch” Discussion…. Again…

"No Touch" Discussion. . . Again     Seems as though every six months or so, some martial artist discovers the magical world of "no touch" self defense. I’m always impressed that the most charismatic of the "no touch" masters are able to actually build dojos and attract hundreds or more devotees. Not only are …

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