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

Jun 22 2013

2013 SummerFest Registration Form

                                            If you prefer to print out your SummerFest registration form – it must be mailed to: George Mattson POB 217 Mount Dora, FL 32756 or Faxed to 352-653-3132 before July 25th. The form …

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Jun 15 2013

What Others Say about SummerFest!

Sensei David Lamb: “WOW! In spite of the rain, another invigorating SummerFest! Every year, you find a way to help us rekindle old friendships, initiate new ones, experiment with new techniques and ideasl . . . and have fun! I thoroughly enjoyed myself and learned at the same time.

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Jun 13 2013

Memorable SummerFest 2012 – Time for 2013!!

Time to start planning for this year’s SummerFest! A stellar cast of exceptionally talented teachers will once again, make this event the most exciting of the year! Click the photo (or here) to register!!!   What happened at last year’s SummerFest: Another great camp! Thanks to all the regulars and a couple of new presenters, …

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Jun 10 2013

White Mountain Dojo workout!!!

I wanted to thank Sensei Yee of the IUKF for another great seminar last night. We had 17 students from the dojo attend and Sensei Yee helped train us in the movements of the wa-uke bunkai along with breaking down several techniques in Seichin kata. Sensei Yee has made several trips up to the White …

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Jun 07 2013

Youth Karate Tournament

Sensei George, I never got around to thanking you for letting me train with you and your students when I was there in Florida a few months back. I hope Susan didn’t mind me calling her several times trying to find the location. My GPS wasn’t synched up. But you know me, wherever I am …

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Jun 06 2013

Butokukai 2013 Graduation Ceremony

Sue and I had a wonderful time once again at the annual graduation ceremony for black belt promotions during 2013. Many thanks to Buzz and Judy Durkin for inviting me and to Bridget for all her helpand assistance arranging the trip and making it so trouble free and enjoyable. Thanks to all the students and …

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May 25 2013

Bret Earle Passes. . .

Bret Howard Earle, 1970 –2013, Shodan Uechi Ryu karate   It is with a great deal of sadness that I announce the untimely passing of Bret Earle. He and his brother Ted Earle, (currently Yondan) were two of the earliest students at the San Jose dojo. Bret and Ted Earle, and my son Mike Allen …

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Mar 21 2013

GEM Library Archives

Amazing how many videos, pictures and memories one can accumulate in a lifetime. I have a storage locker filled with memorabilia that I’m trying to catalog and digitize for the future Martial Art Library my friends are creating. Hope you enjoy some of the memories that didn’t make it into my last book, “The Way of Uechi-ryu …

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Mar 19 2013

First Mattson Academy group picture

Wow! Either 1959 or 1960 group picture of my advanced class at the first outdoor workout in a park in Newton, MA. I can still identify a couple of individuals. . . Me, Tom Bruno, Charles Couflin. . . Can you identify any of the others???

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Mar 17 2013

“Family of Uechi Organizations”

From my Newsletter Archives – 2003 Uechi-ryu Family of Organizations! by Steve Goss As many of you know, the late 1980′s heralded a major shift in organizations practicing Uechi-ryu. Prior to that time, most of us were members of the Uechi-ryu Karate-do Association. Now there are many more associations. During my last trip to Okinawa …

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