Category Archive: Newsflash

Jan 12 2012

IUKF Members’ Meeting Sunday!

Sensei Victor Swinimer has sent me a schedule of his presentation for this Sunday’s meeting. I’ll be opening the meeting with a short film clip of the 1963 World Karate Championship and a 70s tournament that took place in New York (I think). My new editing equipment has sharpened the old video and competitors can …

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Dec 22 2011

Two New Video Clips

January has started off with a number of exciting projects. Sensei Dan Maestas has been working on a video production relating to my Mattson Academy “Virtual” Dojo program. Dan has taken IUKF’s challenge to make his future gold stripe (Renshi) degree something more than just slapping on a stripe when he gets promoted to 6th …

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Aug 16 2011

Impact testing Device – Great training tool!

This year’s SummerFest participants and teachers had an opportunity to test their punches and kicks on the new “Herman” impact training tool! The “reader” (handheld visual device or wireless computer program) can easily program any number of workouts – or as in  the SummerFest event, we simply created a challenge where competitors performed two kicks …

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Aug 10 2011

Words of wisdom from Joe Lewis!

Words Without Knowledge Are Noise “When you insult, disrespect, or attack others, it is a testament to your need to access undeserved recognition or attention you apparently were incapable of earning for yourself.” The true martial artist’s words or actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and accomplish more—thus, you become a …

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Jul 18 2011

Black Belt Medicine webinar. . .

I wish to thank Dr. SaTerra Vishnu, DOM for being my guest yesterday on the IUKF Conference Room. Everyone enjoyed the discussion and information shared with the many participants who attended. For those of you who weren’t able to attend, I’ve posted a youtube clip HERE of the seminar. Based on the interest, I hope …

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Jun 22 2011

The Full Story. . .

Relating to “use of force” in a self-defense situation is being discussed on Van Canna’s forum. This is information that Van has been trying to get the martial art community to learn and teach as an integral part of the dojo experience. . . mostly to an unreceptive audience. Roy is approaching the subject from …

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Jun 18 2011

Harry Cook will be sentenced on Friday 17th June

Harry Cook pleads guilty to sexual assault charges. The martial Art world is shocked!!! Details and e-mail by the father of one of Harry’s victims on Bill Glasheen’s Forum!

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Apr 04 2011

Survey by grad student

Dear Mr. Mattson, my name is Nika Bolle and I am asking for you help. I am an undergraduate psychology student from the Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana, Slovenia in Europe, as well as a karateka from Karate Akademija Ljubljana: our club is the only Slovenian member of the International Martial Arts Federation Dentokan and …

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Feb 25 2011

New dates for Karate Championship Series

Hi to all Uechi-ryu students and teachers:Hope all is well and your training strong.  Just a quick note to inform you of our 2011 Uechi-Ryu Karate Championship Series.  We had a great time last year and we hope to improve this year.  We’ve done much to insure fairness and consideration to all competing.  Please download …

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Jan 12 2011

Uechi-ryu Store

G&S Consulting Martial Art Store George Mattson’s new book is NOW AVAILABLE! Only 500 special edition copies are available and they are selling very fast. Don’t be disappointed – order yours today! e-mail me if you have any questions about product either listed or missing.   [Note: We don’t accept credit card payment for International orders …

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