Category Archive: Newsflash

Sep 22 2007

Tornado Aftermath

Tornado Hits Close to Home! Friday night around 10PM, Tia began pacing up and down the house, as though she was looking for a place to hide. Our Emergency Radio came on soon after, warning all Mount Dora, Eustis residents that a Tornado had been picked up on radar and was headed our way. We …

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Aug 26 2007

Celebration of First Blackbelts

This is a seminar you don’t want to miss. . .  On the body there are a great number of accessible entries to nerve structures that will cause a loss of body control, reflexive actions and other disruptive affects on the body’s normal functions.   Typically when attacking the body the results were based on mass, …

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Jul 09 2007

SummerFest Historical Moment!

10th (Now Annual) “Bay State Karate Championships”  Shines Light on Local Competitors. Uechi-ryu Martial Artists Are The Big Winners by:  Manny Neves Although the Boston Tae Kwon Do Academy of Randolph, MA,  took the three (3) Grand Championships in Jr Black Belt Forms, Adult Black Belt Forms and Adult Black Belt Kumite it was the many …

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Jul 02 2007

Roy Bedard… A True Uechi Champion!

Roy Bedard. . . A true Uechi Champion. . . Traditional Uechi- Ryu background Though many people consider me a ‘defense expert’ in police tactics, my qualifying background is directly from Uechi-Ryu Karate along with a mix of other martial arts that I have studied since the age of thirteen. Always fascinated with combatives, my …

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Jun 24 2007

SummerFest Updates

Shihan Evan Pantazi will be teaching a class with Shihan Bill Glasheen relating to the Kyushu points in Superempi. A second class will focus on these points in the main three kata of Uechi-ryu.From Evan:Mattson Sensei, Thank you. As always I appreciate the opportunity to once again share the Kyusho possibilities in Uechi Katas.  The …

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Jun 20 2007

Jim Maloney

Shihan Jim Maloney called last week and confirmed that he will be teaching at this year’s SummerFest! In keeping with this year’s theme of "All is in Uechi-ryu", Jim will be focusing on Uechi kata and many self defense applications not usually identified with our kata. Jim will also be demonstrating and teaching a number …

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Jun 17 2007

Al Wharton

Al Wharton will be at SummerFest July 27 – 29th, Teaching his Innovative Seichin Combat Bunkai. Those of us who were present at Shihan Wharton’s Hanchidan ceremony in 2005, were amazed at the Seichin Combat Bunkai demonstration he gave following the promotion ceremony. This exciting application of Uechi-ryu’s Seichin kata uncovers some of the mysteries …

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Jun 14 2007

Joe Pomfret at SummerFest!

Joe Pomfret will be a SummerFest Presenter again this year! Although there may be one or two of the 3/4 million people who visit this site every month who don’t know Shihan Pomfret or his superstar student, Joe Lauzon, I suspect the vast majority of you will recognize his name and his incredible fighting skills. What …

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Jun 08 2007

“All is in Uechi-ryu”!

SummerFest 2007 Theme! I received a surprising number of e-mail from past SummerFest participants, suggesting a more focused Uechi-ryu schedule for this year. I always counter with the fact that there are always  classes in Uechi-ryu going on every hour, for beginners, intermediates and advanced students. However, I also try to hear what people are saying …

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Jun 05 2007

Glasheen Talks Politics

Glasheen Talks Politics….It all began with a post from Adam, one of our very active Canadian "forumite" poster. What would a martial art site be without a couple of discussions pertaining to the USA’s next presidential election. . . [Check it out here] REPUBLICANS: Please vote for John McCain. Watching the debate, the only guy …

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