Category Archive: Newsflash

May 15 2009

John Felipe dojo expansion

George Mattson Sensei, I am sure that you will be happy to hear that John Felipe had a very wonderful and well attended celebration for his dojo’s 15th anniversary and opening of the addition to his dojo today. His dojo expansion has basically doubled the size of his already large dojo in Pittsberg, California. The …

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May 15 2009

Outstanding Citizen Award!

Town of Atkinson Recognizes Martial Arts Instructor Recently Sensei Buzz Durkin was recognized for his contribution to the community and received an “Outstanding Citizen Award” from the town of Atkinson, NH. The award was presented by the Chairman of the Board of Selectmen prior to their regular meeting and was televised to the local community …

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Apr 29 2009

swine flu

Bill, how bad do you think it will get? I note that the first US death from swine flu was reported this morning in Texas. How widespread do you think this will get and with what toll? John Page   The most honest answer is this – we need more data . My hunch is …

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Mar 30 2009

March NE workout

New England Workout. . . Big Success! Congratulations to ALL Participants! Hello All. I just wanted to drop you all a line and tell everyone what a good time we all had at Sensei’s Fedele Cacia & Andrew Moores regional workout Saturday.  There were a total of 88 people on the floor all working out …

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Feb 12 2009

N.E. Regional Workout

N.E. Regional Workout! Sensei Fedele Cacia’s and Sensei Andrew Moores will be hosting a regional workout on March 28th, 2009 from 2-4 PM at Fedele’s dojo in Natick, MA.  Andrew states: “We are very excited to bring back this once important training session to the New England area.  We both feel strongly that an event of this …

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Jan 25 2009

Sue & George’s New Dog

2700 Mile Dog Rescue Losing Tia was a devastating and heartbreaking experience for Susan and me.  She was part of the family for nearly 15 years and as any dog owner will tell you, “putting down” a pet is traumatic.  Since being together, Susan and I have shared three amazing and lovable dogs.  Herman was the …

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Jan 11 2009

BART shooting: Cause Unknown

   The recent shooting by the BART police in Oakland California raises many difficult questions which profoundly effect police and community relations. I was called by the San Francisco Chronicle a few days after the event, as news reporters scrambled to turn out as much information as possible. Several videos were captured of a police …

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Jan 08 2009

Good Advice. . .

A “Keeper” for 2009 I get lots of newsletters from all kinds of individuals selling all kinds of products and services. The one newsletter that I read very carefully is from Terry Bryan. Although Terry is a very successful and famous martial art teacher, most of his advice pertains to martial art qualities that have nothing …

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Dec 30 2008

Breathing & Cooperative Drills

  Worth repeating! In the May, 2005 I described an experiment that I hoped would validate what I had learned from Kanei Uechi and Ryuko Tomoyose involving Sanchin breathing and Uechi-ryu breathing. Although I felt comfortable with what I was doing and teaching, there was a part of me that questioned the validity and effectiveness …

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Dec 27 2008

GEM websites

Website created and maintained by Patty Dando:   http://georgeemattson.com/ Website created for people interested in the “Virtual” Dojo experimental Program: http://www.georgemattson.com/home  

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