Category Archive: Articles of Interest

Mar 13 2013

March 9th 2013 Seminar

Note: May workout changed to Saturday, May 11th! March 9th, the “HUT” hosted a regional workout lead by Sensei Paul Giella and Sensei Vinny Christiano.  This was a classical workout conducted by 2 “down to earth old time instructors” with a lot of skills and teaching experience. The workout was invigorating and intense.  We covered …

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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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Feb 13 2013

March Uechi-ryu Workout

Hello, I hope this letter find you in good spirits and splendid health.  I am writing on behave of the “Uechi-Ryu” friendship workout committee comprised of Pat Saunders, Christian Maine and myself.  We are inviting all honorable and respectful adult Uechi- Ryu practitioners to attend. The first workout was at in Stow, Ma hosted by …

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Jan 23 2013

You are Never too Old!

You Are Never Too Old To Learn Uechi-ryu Karate          It was at the Summer fest 2010 I met George Mattson for the second time.  I had studied Uechi-ryu karate with George in 1965 and 66 in Boston, but stopped because, like many of us, work, travel and family took priority.  Surprisingly …

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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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Dec 03 2012

1st N.E. Regional Workout. . .

I am very please due to the outcome of our regional workout which Sensei Pat Saunders hosted for December 1st 2012.  The turn out was exceptional and we were blessed with the attendance of some of the best Uechi-Ryu practitioners in our area. There was a lot of sweat as a workout should be.  No one puts …

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Nov 23 2012

Happy Holidays

This is just a note to wish everyone in our Uechi Family a very happy and safe Thanksgiving.  After I’ve ate with my family, I was sitting in my living room watching football and thinking about all the things I have to be thankful for. Last night after I finished teaching for the night, I …

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