Category Archive: PR Director’s Corner

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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 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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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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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 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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