Category Archive: Newsflash

Nov 20 2009

Uechi’s China Link

Uechi-ryu practitioners are indeed very fortunate to have someone of Darin Yee’s ability willing to share his experiences in Chinese martial arts with us, helping us all understand the history and connection our Uechi-ryu has with China. . . the originators of the roots and core methods of our style. Darin has been reluctant to …

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Aug 22 2009

The 2009 Okinawa Traditional KarateDo World Tournament

By Manuel T. Neves, Jr., Hachidan Uechiryu KarateDo, Godan, Okinawan KobuDo Recently, I, along with my son, Jared and daughter, Juliana had an opportunity to visit Okinawa. The main purpose of our visit was to see Yoshiharu Arakaki, Kaicho (Chief) of the World Uechiryu KarateDo Syoubukai Federation. He was moving the hombu (head) dojo of the …

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Aug 18 2009

Rest in peace, Shifty!

A member of the “ Band of Brothers” died June 17, 2009. This article was written by Mark Pfiefer We’re hearing a lot today about big splashy memorial services. I want a nationwide memorial service for Darrell “Shifty” Powers. Shifty volunteered for the airborne in WWII and served with Easy Company of the 506th Parachute …

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May 19 2009

Update. . .

Wow!!!! SummerFest is in Sight! Time to fill out those applications and get them back to me. This should be a great year. . . quite a few people have been contacting me, saying that they couldn’t find the camp application anywhere. Well, the reason for that was Sue didn’t get the final prices from …

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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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