George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. Self-Disclosure — September 2, 2014
  2. What a great SummerFest! — August 10, 2014
  3. When the Dragon Whispers — July 26, 2014
  4. SummerFest Final Schedule for Friday! — July 20, 2014
  5. SummerFest Final Schedule for Saturday! — July 18, 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 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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Jan 04 2007

Ernest Lieb Dies in Train Accident

Ernest Lieb Dies in Train Accident Dear Mr. Mattson, I do not know whether You have heard this sad news, but unfortunately I have heard about it only today. I have to admit that I was literally shocked by what I heard! Martial Arts Pioneer Ernest-Ernie H. Lieb – founder of the American Karate Association …

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Jan 03 2007

Certifications

Certifications The fact that one has received a certification from a governing body stating that this person who has completed a series of tasks or performance skills, some never even say that now the person is authorized to teach a certain system, and only usually helps if they stay within that specific system if that…when …

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Jan 03 2007

Traditional Martial Arts

Traditional Martial Arts Hummm, definitions mean so many things to so many different people. So I can only tell you how it means to me and what we are doing…you will have to ask Van and George about theirs… The term TMA is not used in a bad or unprofessional way….When we say traditional martial …

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Jan 03 2007

March, 2007 “Realist” Program Costs

Expenses will vary depending on the location the person is traveling from. Hotels range from $40-80 dollars per day, always helps if you have memberships to clubs like AAA, government etc… Cost of each phase is $395.00 For the first program we said we would give a two for one to help with personal expenses… …

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