Category Archive: PR Director’s Corner

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Oct 20 2014

Shigeru Takamiyagi Passes. . .

Dear Brothers and Sisters On behalf of myself and the International Uechi-Ryu Karate Federation (IUKF), I offer our most heartfelt sorrow on hearing about the death of Shigeru Takamiyagi Sensei.  He was a brilliant man of many talents and spent a lifetime developing his craft.  Much of what he taught has in some way influenced …

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Oct 14 2014

Tournament Seminar Series

Thank you very much for attending our timekeeper, scorekeeper and corner judging seminar.  We are striving to make our tournaments as fair, impartial and enjoyable as possible for all our students.  I also want our judges to understand tournaments are not a “must win” for our personal dojos.  We are all Uechi-Ryu and we wish …

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Jun 30 2014

2014 Tournament Series

 Sensei Len Testa and I have been discussing another tournament series for a while now and decided to go forward with this plan.  We will collaborate 2 this year and possibly return to a 3 tournament series next year. The 2 tentative tournament dates are October 4th and November 29 for the year of the …

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Jun 18 2014

SummerFest Notes. . .

Just got back from teaching seminars at the World Cup held in Miami this year.  In 2016 it will be hosted by Columbia.  Already have been invited to teach by the host country and I plan to make the trip. I’ve noticed a lot of differences between what is expected in these international tournaments and …

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Apr 21 2014

Remember. . . Regional workout Notice!

Hello Friends and Senseis, This is a reminder of our regional workout is scheduled for Saturday, April 26, at 2pm at the Natick Senior Center.  The address is 117 E. Central Street, Natick, MA.  It is a new building with a full size gym which I have rented for our workout.  This location was chosen …

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Dec 20 2013

Regional Workout

Greetings and happy holidays to all our Uechi-Ryu brothers and sisters throughout the world.  It is festive times like this we collect our thoughts and think about our entire Uechi-Ryu Family regardless of associations and organizations.  This is the most compelling reason we began our regional workouts. These regional workouts foster no restrictions such as …

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Nov 13 2013

Fall Regional Workout

            The IUKF sponsored Fall Regional Workout was held In Middletown, Rhode Island this passed Saturday hosted by Sensei James Nuzzo.  Sensei Jim was a student of the late Sensei Charles Earl who was an early student of Sensei George Mattson when our original dojo was still on Columbus Ave, …

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Aug 25 2013

IUKF NE Regional Open Workout

The IUKF had another great regional training class on Sat August 24th. Practitioners from all over New England made their way up to Plymouth,New Hampshire to train with the students of White Mountain Karate. WMK and Christian Maine would like to thank Sensei Dave Kelly for making the trip to teach us various applications of …

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Aug 08 2013

Plan to attend August NE Workout

On Saturday August 24th at 11:00am to 1:00pm, Christian Maine, one on our up and coming stars of Uechi-Ryu is conducting our regional workout.   The location is Top Gun Gymnastics at 17 Town West Road, Plymouth NH 0326.  Please notice the state is NH.  Also be informed NH is beautiful this time of the year. …

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Aug 06 2013

Another Fantastic Event!!

I wish to extend my thanks to everyone who attended Summer Fest and one big “we missed you” to those of you who for one reason or another could not be here.  It was a great time seeing a lot of friends whom I have not seen since last year.  Next year, I was hoping …

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