Category Archive: Memorial Site

Dec 11 2008

Edward Gordon

Edward A. Gordon, shodan, died on April 17, 1999. Dear Mr. Mattson, I regret to inform you of the passing of Edward A. Gordon on April 17, 1999. He along with my father, Phil Christie, were students of Mattson Academy in the 1970′s. At his memorial service, there was a dedicated collage of Uechi-ryu pictures. …

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Dec 11 2008

Lewis C. (Rad) Smith III

Lewis C. (Rad) Smith III, Nidan, Rad Smith Rad Smith is a nidan (second degree black belt) in Uechi Ryu, a traditional Chinese-Okinawan martial art. He achieved his rank while studying under George Mattson (presently 9th degree) in the latter 1960s/early 1970s when true, traditional karate was still a rare phenomenon. Rad moved to Charlottesville in …

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Dec 11 2008

Carol Schiff

Carol Schiff:Carol worked for me in Boston in the office. She also was a dedicated Uechi practitioner who attained the rank of nidan.

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Dec 11 2008

Dr. Mark Steven Chagnon

Dr. Mark Steven Chagnon, NidanDOB-DOD 7-15-53 – 8-13-97 Home Atkinson N.H

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Dec 11 2008

Steve Hughes

Steve Hughes of Canton, MA.Steve was an inspiration to us all. Injured as a young man, he walked with great difficulty and with the aid of a cane. His handicap did not prevent him from working out with his two sons on a regular basis for many years. The photograph shows Steve receiving a Lifetime …

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Dec 11 2008

Toshiyuki Itokazu

Toshiyuki ItokazuBorn: 7-23-47Died: 4-15-85 To All; I understand some of you were not directly affected by my Sensei Toshiyuki Itokazu. However, you had heard about him, and some of your guys may be indirectly affected by my teaching which I learn from him.  This year (15 April 2010, don’t forget your Income Tax today ,by …

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Dec 11 2008

Jim Elliott

Jim Elliott. Trained in Boston for many years. Karate did not come easy for Jim. He begun his training late in life, but what he lacked in natural ability he made up with dedication and perseverance. Jim is famous for defending himself against a gang of youths in Boston, then holding them until the police …

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Dec 11 2008

George Bosworth

George Bosworth

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Dec 11 2008

Bill Lee

Bill Lee

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Dec 11 2008

Howard Flynn

Howard Flynn

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