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

Mar 06 2013

Web Site Update. . .

I receive quite a few e-mail from friends who discover broken links in the “Uechi-ryu.com” website. About three years ago IUKF hired a web administrator who took on the project of “modernizing” the site, which has been evolving from a primitive “FrontPage” format back in the early 90s, to the state-of-the-art “WordPress” which we are …

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Mar 04 2013

Uechi warrior Richard Perkins passes. . .

FAYETTEVILLE – Retired U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Richard Allen Perkins, 83, of 1520 Palmer Drive, died on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, in Autumn Care of Raeford. Mr. Perkins was one of the original Special Forces Decaders. He was a Vietnam veteran and he received the Silver Star, Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He is survived …

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Mar 02 2013

1st day of WinterFest!

A large turnout of Uechi practitioners had a really great day working out today. We covered all the kata, kumite and kotikiti today. Additionally we had three fantastic seminars on grappling that is very much a part of our Uechi. Rory Miller filled in the missing links with his insightful seminar of joint locks and submission …

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Feb 27 2013

Paul Haydu: Uechi-ryu Warrior Passes!

I am truly very sorry to report the passing of our very good friend and Uechi-ryu brother, Kyoshi Paul Haydu. Paul suffered from an incurable form of cancer for many years, but he never allowed his illness to limit his activities or curtail his enjoyment of life, whether it be vacationing with his family, taking …

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Jan 03 2013

William Joseph “Hanshi” DOMETRICH Sr. (1935 – 2012)

DOMETRICH William “Hanshi” Joseph Dometrich, Sr. Age 77. Resident of Union, KY formerly of Covington, KY. Passed away on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at the St. Elizabeth Hospice, Edgewood, KY. Born March 15, 1935 in Clarksburg, West Virginia to William Herman and Clara Mae Berger Dometrich. Survived by his wife of 56 years Barbara Ellen …

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Dec 25 2012

My Herman Digital Trainer!

My favorite training tool of all time is the Herman Trainer! I introduced it at the 2010 Summer Fest. Harry Skeffington set up the software and I set up the testing components and logistics. Darin Yee had a punching device (Bob) that I attached the sensor to and Harry programmed his laptop to pick up …

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Nov 29 2012

Shinyu Gushi Passing

The Uechi-ryu world mourns the loss of  a great martial artist and teacher Shinyu Gus

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Nov 10 2012

IUKF India

S.GNANAVEL: RANK – SHODAN,  G.MURUGESAN: RANK – SHODAN, S.SABEETHA: RANK – SHODAN,  S.SANKAR, RANK – SHODAN &  SHIDOIN, R.RAJAVEL:  RANK – SHODAN &  SHIDOIN ,  G.DHAYANITHI: RANK – SHODAN & SHIDOIN, E.ALLAN DAVID: RANK – SHODAN DATE OF TEST : 29.07.2012 Congratulations to the growing IUKF family in India, with four dojo, firstly India Honbu dojo Tiruchengode,other dojos present …

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