Category Archive: I.U.K.F.

Feb 08 2015

IUKF and SCMAA promotional

The South China Martial Arts Alliance (SCMAA.net) held its first formal dantest since reorganization took place in 2014. President, Thomas Bentley and Chairman George Mattson headed up the test board for the yondan (4th degree black belt) Shitoryu and Okinawa Kobudo test of Kelly Saunders. At the same test, the International Uechi-ryu Karate Federation (IUKF) …

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Feb 05 2015

sucker punches

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Oct 30 2014

Rank, Stripes and Titles

For years, Uechi practitioners were satisfied with the gold stripes representing the titles of Renshi, Kyoshi and Hanshi. At one time, a board of Okinawa grandmasters awarded these titles. Kiyohide Shinjo and I were two of the first recipients of the Renshi gold stripe after being interviewed and tested by one of the Titles committee board …

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Oct 27 2014

IUKF Seminar

On behalf of the IUKF Dojo committee I am very excited to announce that Grand Master George Mattson will be conducting a seminar for the IUKF Dojos and IUKF members on Saturday Nov 8th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Owner Sensei Peter Pippos of Peter Pippos Karate Center in Acton Mass will be hosting …

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May 15 2014

New “Rank & Honors” Registry

Many thanks to the Uechi-ryu.com site administrator for all his hard work and perseverance in creating our new Rank and Honors Registry and. . . transferring the thousands of existing entries from the old Registry. . . in spite of the many technical and programming problems he faced.  

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Apr 07 2014

News from India IUKF

India IUKF family is very well in 2014 hanshi,  India iukf last belt test 26.01.2014 on Vriksha Global School in Thiruchengode very support to school correspondent and school stops and India Uechi ryu Shidhoins 1.Dhayanithi 2, Sabeetha,  ,3.rajavel, 4.ganavei, 5.allandavid,6 ,tamilselvan,7 ,thiyagarajan,and more senior students in IUKF INDIA ….. DHOSHI;S.KESAVAMANI IUKF, INDIA Representative , thankyou …

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Nov 23 2013

Perfect Gift – for all Martial Artist

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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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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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