George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. Rank, Stripes and Titles — October 30, 2014
  2. New Belt Pins – Available Soon! — October 20, 2014
  3. Shigeru Takamiyagi Passes. . . — October 20, 2014
  4. Tournament Seminar Series — October 14, 2014
  5. Passing of Uechi-ryu warrior, Howard Kravets. . . — September 28, 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

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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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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