Category Archive: Newsflash

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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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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