Category Archive: George Mattson’s Corner

Articles by Sensei George Mattson on many subjects

Aug 13 2012

Vancouver Seminar and Promotional

by George E. Mattson I always look forward to visiting Sensei Jim Maloney and his students in the Vancouver area. Although they are the “new” guys and gals in our ever growing Uechi family, they are the most dedicated and hard working group I have ever seen. This incredible spirit becomes contagious to all who …

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Aug 12 2012

New Milestones for Uechi-ryu

I forgot when I created the first martial art website. It was quite primitive to be sure, but I realized the internet was something that I should explore and make part of the Uechi-ryu community and I was eager to become part of that group of pioneers who experimented with this technology. During those years …

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Jul 27 2012

SummerFest Masters Ceremony Awardees

2012 Summer of the Tiger Martial Arts SummerFest IUKF Masters Celebration Saturday 7-9PM Inductees: 8th Dan: Henry Thom, Peter Blackman, Bill Bauknecht 7th Dan: James Witherell, Rosario M. F. Rizzo, John Felipe, Paul Giella, 6th Dan: Fedele Cacia, David Berndt, Gerry Gross, Robb Buckland     William E. (Bill) Bauknecht I was raised on a …

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Jul 13 2012

Heartrescuenow.com

This is important and simple information.  By going over this sequence three times, you should be able to execute when the event arises and you might save a life! Dr. Paul Haydu http://www.heartrescuenow.com/

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Jun 09 2012

$#%@^&%# Junk e-mail!

I don’t know about you, but my e-mail in-box is overflowing with junk messages every morning. No matter what programming trick I create or anti-spam program I buy, the “spammers” always prevail and somehow end up in my “in” box. Although a hundred or so junk e-mail get through every day, my anti-spam systems get …

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Jun 12 2011

Subscribe to GEM Free Newsletter

. . .I publish a number of free newsletters during the month, mostly relating to martial arts generally and quite a lot of issues involving the uechi-ryu community. Should you like to receive an occasional “from the gut” communications from me, click the “Subscribe” link. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR MONTHLY NEWSLETTER Thanks, George      

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Jan 17 2011

Masters Magazine Announcement

Sent: Monday, January 17, 2011 7:58 AM To: George Subject: MAGAZINE and BOOK Dear Sensei, your article is printed. We have copies next week and also the full interview just been printed in KARATE MASTERS Vol. 4 Please give an address to send you some copies! Warmest regards! Jose ======================== Hi Jose: My students have …

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Dec 13 2010

More Archives. . . The VidMag Series

Virtual Dojo Information HERE Back in the mid 90s I got the idea that our karate association should communicate with our members more often and decided to publish a monthly video newsletter and mail it out to subscribers. Obviously this was before Facebook and way before the internet was something everyone could access. I purchased a …

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Oct 28 2010

Uechi-ryu for a lifetime!

Good day George, I wanted write this e-mail to thank you for signing a copy of your book that I bought last winter for my son Alex; it was a great surprise for him and it meant a lot that it was signed from you to him.  The timing of the book  was a good …

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Jul 10 2010

The Reason For SummerFest

  When I first ran SummerFests back in 1983 and ’84, we had more than 500 people show up during the five-day event on Thompson Island. The camp was a new experience for the Uechi community and no one quite knew what to expect. Everyone was amazed by the great experience of spending a week with the living treasures of …

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