Category Archive: PR Director’s Corner

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Jun 10 2016

2nd Visit to Cuba Uechi-ryu IUKF organization

I will be going back to Cuba on September 29th and returning home on October 13th.  I’d promised to visit them once a year.  During that time, I have been asked to preside over dan promotions, conduct seminars and play a little golf. I may have a chance to visit their beaches this year. Instead …

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Nov 14 2015

Wauiki Bunki Seminar

Hello to my Brothers and Sisters of Uechi-Ryu,            Due to some over zealous training at my age, I will be facing some serious shoulder surgery this December 16th.  I could be sidelined for about 6 months.  If this surgery is successful, I will then have the same surgery performed on my left shoulder.  This …

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Aug 12 2015

SummerFest 2015

  I want to thank Sensei George Mattson and all the participants for another successful Summer Fest.  It has always been a pleasure for me to see so many of the seniors whose spent a greater portion of their lives training, developing and sharing their individual skills and knowledge in this fascinating and adaptable art …

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Jul 06 2015

2015 Juniorfest Saturday, Aug 8th

Juniorfest is a special program held at the Summerfest weekend by Darin Yee An announcement to all Jr. Campers for this year’s George Mattson’s summer fest event.  Students of all ranks are welcome.  The date is Saturday August 8. The day starts at 10am with warm up exercises and our workout continues to 11:30 when …

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Feb 23 2015

Uechi-ryu Karate Championship Series

Greetings Brothers and Sisters of Uechi-Ryu, I am happy to announce the anticipated Uechi-Ryu Karate Championship Series which our students have come to enjoy will resume this year 2015.  The anticipated dates are all Saturdays, April 11, June 13 and October 3.  I use the word anticipated because although the venue has approved these dates, …

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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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