Category Archive: Articles of Interest

Apr 16 2013

Boston Chinatown Celebration

This is just a quick note to thank you for joining me for the annual kung fu dinner in Boston.  This was always a great reason for Uechi people to get together for festivities outside of a workout.  We get to join the largest martial arts organizations in Boston’s Chinatown and their associates from the …

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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 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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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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