Category Archive: Newsflash

Jan 09 2008

Website Update

Wow! Kimo Wall just sent me an e-mail, saying he is coming to WinterFest!I’m very pleased with the response this year. Should be a full house. Sunday, Jan20th will be the last day to register. Last Minute WinterFest Registrations!!!! Jan 25-27, 2008 [update: it is fixed!} Click Here If you tried to register on-line within …

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Dec 12 2007

Happy Holiday!!

Happy New Year to All. . . Have a safe and enjoyable Holiday and a wonderful New Year. Don’t forget WinterFest. January 25, 26 and 27th. Get out of the snow and cold weather. Come on down! Love to you all from Susan, George and Tia ——————–   Update: The Uechi-ryu WinterFest will be held …

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Nov 07 2007

WinterFest 2008

Just learned that 7th dan, Bill Arch passed away Nov 24th. Bill, a long time Uechi practitioner, lived in Kalamazoo, MI. He was 71 years old. Click Here for Memorial WinterFest Update: Information & Registration forms now available! Christmas came early for the Mattson Clan! I’m sure most of the martial art world is familiar …

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Oct 26 2007

New USA Citizen… Bryan Liu

I’ve met many wonderful people who were/are associated with the martial arts. In 1983, Wenji (Johnny/Bryan) Liu became a valuable liasan between the China martial art community (in New York and Fuzhou China) and my efforts to locate links between Uechi-ryu and Chinese fighting systems. Because of Wenji’s efforts, my early SummerFests were able to …

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Oct 20 2007

Stress and Realism in the Martial Arts

Stress and Realism in the martial arts: [From Van Canna’s "Realism" Forum. An important topic that is normally not discussed in a dojo and one where no pat answers exist. I’ve written about it and in accompanying chapters, discuss what I consider to be the best, albeit, limited solutions.   The subject is part of my new "memories" book, which …

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Oct 16 2007

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OK, OK. . . the shock of turning 70 has passed. . . Somewhat. . . and based on the results of my annual physical, I decided to carefully look at my lifestyle and based on some research and advice from my many doctor friends, modify things that I shouldn’t be doing and (of course) …

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Oct 11 2007

Mount dynamics for MMA

Teaching/Learning Traditional Uechi-ryu does not mean ignoring reality! It is my belief that every dojo should have a grappling program for "stand-up" martial artist. All students should have experience and tools for dealing with the likelihood that fights today will involve ground fighting. Gone are the days of John Wayne street encounters where the guy …

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Oct 07 2007

“Frunp is out!”

Hi Everyone, The following is an email from Seth Rosenblatt, a Uechi student, located in San Francisco. He and his wife will need lots of support if Seth wants to retire by the age of 30   Check out their website: http://www.kis4kill.com K is 4 Kill is the brainchild of Skye and myself, combining her need …

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Sep 28 2007

Uechi Teachers’ New Publications!

For those of you who are Jay Nussbaum fans (like me) and. . . for those of you who are about to discover him. . . Now is the time to order his new book. I just finished my copy yesterday and must say I enjoyed it very much. Much of the action takes place …

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Sep 28 2007

Dave Mott’s new DVD

  Good News! David Mott has finished his new DVD! Thanks to Chris McKaskell for sending us the following review. . . I really like the DVD and the exercises. I’ll probably need a few more for the various people  “David Mott recently made a DVD of Coiling Silk Exercises he has been quietly working on …

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