Category Archive: Reviews

Apr 15 2012

Health over Harmony

Uechi-ryu practitioner Paul Sweeney has written an excellent book . . .”Gleanings of a ten-year odyssey in Asian clinics, temples and dojo”. . . which all martial artist and alternate health enthusiasts should enjoy reading. Paul sent me this email along with a copy of his book: Hi Mattson Sensei: I just wanted to update …

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Dec 06 2011

Limited Special Edition Books Available

[December 9th Newsletter-click Here] Looking for a perfect Holiday gift for yourself or for someone special in your life?     The Way of Uechi-Ryu Karate What readers say about the book. . . George sensei, Just wanted to let you know that I’m loving the new book. The background and history of the “early …

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Nov 13 2011

The “Reviews” section!

A couple years ago I had what I believed a great idea for this website – A book, video, movie, TVshow or whatever, review section. I asked one of our sites “regulars” to take on the role of editor and we got the segment off to a great start with contributions from the two of …

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Oct 10 2011

Forum Hot Topics

There are so many really interesting topics on our forums. Yet, because we are all so busy, they often go unread or appreciated. Do yourself a favor and take a couple minutes every day checking out the new topics and then review some of the older-but-fascinating topics that get buried. Not sure how many of …

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Aug 26 2011

Justin Testa’s 2011 Renshi Paper

Justin Successfully tested for and received his 6th degree black belt in 2010. He was awarded his first gold stripe after qualifying and fulfilling the IUKF’s “Title” program in August, 2011.   The Journey Continues June 25, 2011 Justin Testa – Renshi Paper Over my 45 years of studying Uechi-ryu, there have been a number …

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Aug 23 2011

PopMongoose Blog

I’m so very proud of my friends and students who are successful in life. Three of my Virtual Dojo students from New Hampshire. . . Max, Mia and Alex. . . who are just kids, are three of the most talented, imaginative and energetic individuals that I know. I just received the following email from …

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Dec 08 2010

OKINAWA BBTV web site

Dear KARATE Lovers Thank you for checking our OKINAWA BBTV web site, “OKINAWA KARATE!” It introduces One of the oldest ryu-ha “Kojo-ryu”. One of the oldest ryu-ha, Kojo-ryu was established in 1392 when the best and the brightest Chinese called “Kume 36 families” came to Ryukyu kingdom and became a nationalized citizen of the country. …

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Sep 23 2010

Review: Meditations on Violence

Meditations on Violence: A Comparison of Martial Arts Training & Real World Violence Author: Sgt. Rory Miller There are many interesting Martial Arts (MA) books on the market. I thought about first reviewing a Uechi-ryu book such as The Way of Karate by George Mattson or Karate: A Master’s Secrets of Uechi-Ryu by Ihor Rymaruk. …

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Jun 13 2010

New Karate Kid Movie Review

Karate Kid – A major disappointment By Bill Glasheen Having seen this movie on the first night, here are my impressions. * It isn’t karate. It’s kung fu. Correction… it’s mostly Wu Shu. Gone is the authenticity of the original movie, where virtually all techniques (except for the stupid crane thingie) were real and the …

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