Category Archive: Newsflash

Jan 13 2007

Seeking Perfection in TMA!!!

Interesting discussion going on in Bill’s Forum. Gets to the heart of TMA training and the discipline associated with trying to perform technique in an accurate manner. I see some very interesting subjects that are near and dear to all of us who spend a lifetime practicing a martial art. Is there something about the …

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Jan 12 2007

Early Threat RecogniTion Skills

Reading Behavioral Intent Threat Pattern Recognition and Early Threat Recognition Skills “Reading Behavioral Intent” by Darren Laur No matter the mode of attack (psychological, emotional, verbal, physical), or if the threat is armed or not, what can give us the tactical advantage, especially in the pre-contact phase of a confrontation, is the ability to recognize …

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Jan 04 2007

2006 China Tour photo gallery

Pictures from 2006 China Tour… Susan came back from the Post Office this afternoon with a package from Darin Yee. Turned out to be a CD with over 2000 pictures taken by the group members during their recent trip to China. When the tour participants travelled, they had to break up into smaller groups in …

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Jan 04 2007

Ernest Lieb Dies in Train Accident

Ernest Lieb Dies in Train Accident Dear Mr. Mattson, I do not know whether You have heard this sad news, but unfortunately I have heard about it only today. I have to admit that I was literally shocked by what I heard! Martial Arts Pioneer Ernest-Ernie H. Lieb – founder of the American Karate Association …

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Jan 02 2007

Martial Arts “Redman” Training

What to Expect in March 2007 for the New RedMan Program! Even though we will be inside the dojo training we will be taking the training to various locations to enhance the environments we are being placed in….and show you how you can safely simulate these in your training areas!1. Stance/Balance/Movement (Standing) – Without these …

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Dec 31 2006

Happy New Year All. . .

Happy New Year to all members and visitors to Uechi-ryu.com and Eastern Arts, from the Mattson family here in Florida. Tonight is Susan and my wedding anniversary. Sue thought it would be a good idea to pick a day that I could hardly forget! I’m lucky because we met on the evening that “Tiny” Tim …

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Dec 29 2006

Coming back on the Floor!!

Our “Women and the Martial Arts” forum moderator Dana Sheets, is a gifted karate teacher and important to our forums, a talented writer. In the following “thread”, Dana asked some tough questions that all dojo owners probably asked at one time or another. What is your dojo’s policy?? [Click here to view more of this …

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Dec 27 2006

Real Experiences against a Knife!

Fascinating discussion going on in the Forums. Check it out! The Surprise/Sudden Blade What is it and what are the proper ways of dealing with it? (BTW – Thats Rory, teaching at SummerFest!) What are the possible indicators and tell-tales that someone is ready to deploy a blade or worse, that they already have it …

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Dec 26 2006

Black Belt Test Guide Clarification, Part 2

Black Belt Test Requirements Q: What are the requirements for IUKF Black Belt testing? A: IUKF Black Belt testing requirements are as follows: • Must be an IUKF member in good standing* • An official IUKF test application must be submitted and approved 30 days prior to testing along with appropriate test fees. o Testing …

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Dec 26 2006

Black Belt Test Guide Clarifications Part 1

One of the first committees formed by Mr. Skeffington, was to go over the Black Belt Test Guide book, published in 1988 as a soft cover book and updated by the author in 2006 as an e-Book and clarify all the standards and requirements to 2006 recommendations. In the following section, Mr. Skeffington presents the …

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