George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. New Belt Pins – Available Soon! — October 20, 2014
  2. Shigeru Takamiyagi Passes. . . — October 20, 2014
  3. Tournament Seminar Series — October 14, 2014
  4. Passing of Uechi-ryu warrior, Howard Kravets. . . — September 28, 2014
  5. Self-Disclosure — September 2, 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

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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Jan 13 2007

Seeking Perfection in TMA!!!

Interesting discussion going on in Bill’s Forum. Gets to the heart of TMA training and the discipline associated with trying to perform technique in an accurate manner. I see some very interesting subjects that are near and dear to all of us who spend a lifetime practicing a martial art. Is there something about the …

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Jan 12 2007

Early Threat RecogniTion Skills

Reading Behavioral Intent Threat Pattern Recognition and Early Threat Recognition Skills “Reading Behavioral Intent” by Darren Laur No matter the mode of attack (psychological, emotional, verbal, physical), or if the threat is armed or not, what can give us the tactical advantage, especially in the pre-contact phase of a confrontation, is the ability to recognize …

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Jan 04 2007

2006 China Tour photo gallery

Pictures from 2006 China Tour… Susan came back from the Post Office this afternoon with a package from Darin Yee. Turned out to be a CD with over 2000 pictures taken by the group members during their recent trip to China. When the tour participants travelled, they had to break up into smaller groups in …

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Jan 04 2007

What do Sport Fighters and Reality Fighters have in Common?

What do Sport Fighters and Reality Fighters have in Common? There are a few things that are common things between a sport fighter who is training to face someone that is in a scheduled event, who is of equal weight, size, and experience with a referee and judges, and people in your corner, and the …

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