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 02 2007

Martial Arts “Redman” Training

What to Expect in March 2007 for the New RedMan Program! Even though we will be inside the dojo training we will be taking the training to various locations to enhance the environments we are being placed in….and show you how you can safely simulate these in your training areas!1. Stance/Balance/Movement (Standing) – Without these …

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Dec 31 2006

Happy New Year All. . .

Happy New Year to all members and visitors to Uechi-ryu.com and Eastern Arts, from the Mattson family here in Florida. Tonight is Susan and my wedding anniversary. Sue thought it would be a good idea to pick a day that I could hardly forget! I’m lucky because we met on the evening that “Tiny” Tim …

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Dec 29 2006

Coming back on the Floor!!

Our “Women and the Martial Arts” forum moderator Dana Sheets, is a gifted karate teacher and important to our forums, a talented writer. In the following “thread”, Dana asked some tough questions that all dojo owners probably asked at one time or another. What is your dojo’s policy?? [Click here to view more of this …

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Dec 28 2006

Considering another trip

Hi People, I just finished editing the 2006 China Trip photos. Took a while for everyone to get their pictures to me. Then again, I’m not the most computer literate person in the world. Anyways, the pictures will be sent to Sensei George Mattson and he will have them posted very soon. At this time, …

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Dec 27 2006

Real Experiences against a Knife!

Fascinating discussion going on in the Forums. Check it out! The Surprise/Sudden Blade What is it and what are the proper ways of dealing with it? (BTW – Thats Rory, teaching at SummerFest!) What are the possible indicators and tell-tales that someone is ready to deploy a blade or worse, that they already have it …

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Dec 26 2006

Black Belt Test Guide Clarification, Part 2

Black Belt Test Requirements Q: What are the requirements for IUKF Black Belt testing? A: IUKF Black Belt testing requirements are as follows: • Must be an IUKF member in good standing* • An official IUKF test application must be submitted and approved 30 days prior to testing along with appropriate test fees. o Testing …

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Dec 26 2006

Black Belt Test Guide Clarifications Part 1

One of the first committees formed by Mr. Skeffington, was to go over the Black Belt Test Guide book, published in 1988 as a soft cover book and updated by the author in 2006 as an e-Book and clarify all the standards and requirements to 2006 recommendations. In the following section, Mr. Skeffington presents the …

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Dec 25 2006

New Dojo Grand opening

Important Announcement: Open House Date Changes! Happy Holidays to all. I apologize for not being more active in my communication with everyone. I have been working on getting my new dojo open. Prior to this opening, I had promises I had to keep for doing seminars. It will be tough to travel after I open. …

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Dec 21 2006

Blind Date with Sanchin

Blind date with Sanchin… By Eva (From Belgium) Sounds like a crazy idea but actually it is a wonderful experience.Why I would like to share this with you is partly because I feel that there will be a lot of new things to discover. On the other hand because I am interested to know if …

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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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