Category Archive: Articles of Interest

Oct 12 2011

To all the golf balls in my life.

When things in your life seem almost too much to handle, when 24 hours in a day are not enough, remember the mayonnaise jar and the 2 Beers. A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, he wordlessly picked up a very large and empty …

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Jun 12 2011

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. . .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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Mar 06 2011

Generating Power in Uechi-ryu

Suggestions for Generating Power in Uechi-ryu Understand the nature of force: Li is muscular and is observable as effort. Chi is a metaphor for our naturally occurring and flowing energy. Jin is the expression of power which is the result of optimal channeling of chi, by direction of the will. Visualize, and it will happen, …

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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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Jan 15 2011

A Sanchin Experiement. . .

A Sanchin Experiment. . .by Paul Giella (DMH) Hi, Sensei Thought I would fill you in on an experiment in progress. I recall you saying, many years ago, that the Old Masters would say “all you need is Sanchin” and that it was possible to keep up a high skill level with regular Sanchin alone. …

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Dec 23 2010

Its that time of year!

  To all our friends. . .   Have a very merry Christmas! From George, Susan, Harley & Peanut                    

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Dec 16 2010

Sensei Vinny visits Mount Dora

My children’s class really enjoyed 7th dan, Vincent Christiano’s visit last night (12/15/10). Vinny took the kids through a Sanchin kata, then went on to explain the five principles of Sanchin that make this unusual and unique kata so important in our system. Following the advanced class, Vinny agreed to perform his favorite kata for …

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Dec 15 2010

Another Archive Treasure!

This is the first instructional video tape made on Uechi-ryu and one of the first on any martial art system. For many years it was the most popular video and later, when converted to DVD, continued to be the most popular title in the Uechi store. When I decided to have the original tapes professionally …

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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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