Category Archive: Articles of Interest

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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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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Nov 09 2012

December Seminar Update

Hello Brother and Sisters, The December 1 date is closing in fast and Sensei Pat Saunders is trying to get a head count on the participants in our invitational work outs.  Sensei Pat’s dojo can accommodate approximately 30 people.  With the head count we have now we will possibly need another venue as our count …

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Oct 27 2012

Hard/Soft Systems – Part two!

Thank you everyone for your response to my last posting regarding my understanding of our hard and soft system (pong gai noon).  I especially appreciate the practitioners who come to realize if we are to continue enjoying and training in this wonderful art from China and redirected in Okinawa, our bodies can not maintain this …

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Oct 21 2012

“Force” is Velocity Times Mass!

The origin of Uechi-Ryu is named Pong-Gai Noon which translated from Chinese means half hard and half soft.  A true understanding of this style commits the practitioner to learn and understand its’ movement in a hard path and with little to no effort use this same movement in a soft path.  Both paths should produce …

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Oct 18 2012

Quarterly Workout Schedule

      Just a short note to inform you we have arranged for quarterly workouts for our Uechi-Ryu Family.  These workouts will be 3 hours and hosted by dojo owners graciously willing to take on the task for their fellow Uechi-Ryu practitioners. The dojo owner will lead with warm ups and the rest is up …

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Oct 16 2012

Why IUKF???

Why belong to IUKF? Students and teachers join because they wish to support IUKF’s efforts to provide a members orientated website, conference rooms, activities, workouts and timely communicated newsletters that keep them up-to-date in happenings related to the Uechi-ryu world. Lets explore another benefit. . . . What few people realize, is that the Mattson Academy, …

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