Category Archive: Summer/Winter Fests

Jul 19 2010

Countdown to SummerFest

Countdown To SummerFest

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Jul 15 2010

Important SummerFest Update

Click here for JrFest on-line application! JuniorFest Update Newsletter! Very important information for anyone interested in bringing their children to SummerFest on Saturday only! There are many articles, photographs and updates now available on the new SummerFest 2010 link, found in the left frame of this website. One update you should read and print out …

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Jul 15 2010

SummerFest Presenters

Notice. . . . Notice: A record number of senior Uechi instructors and guest teachers from other systems will be teaching this year. Check the Uechi home page to review the list of presenters for this year… see you at SummerFest! G.E.Mattson Rory Miller Rory Miller has been studying martial arts since 1981. Though he …

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Jul 10 2010

The Reason For SummerFest

  When I first ran SummerFests back in 1983 and ’84, we had more than 500 people show up during the five-day event on Thompson Island. The camp was a new experience for the Uechi community and no one quite knew what to expect. Everyone was amazed by the great experience of spending a week with the living treasures of …

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Jun 01 2010

SummerFest Highlights!!!

SummerFest Presenters’ Update From John Thurston Hello GEM Sensei: The Focus of the presentation will simply be on matters often unarticulated (except perhaps by yourself) in most Uechi classes. You will recall the number of “points” to remember that I sent you. For sure my good friend Eric O’Brien will b coming with me as …

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Feb 19 2010

WinterFest Seminar Update

Winterfest Weapon Seminar Bo & Jiffa Bo & Jiffa Discussion, training and application of the Bo staff (six foot stick) and the Jiffa (hair pin/fastener) which is also known as a Tinaka (small inside hand weapon) as they relate to martial arts training and more specifically to Uechi Ryu training and development.  The focus will …

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Feb 10 2010

Special Course at WinterFest

The Global Self-Care Initiative Acu-Hand Therapy Module I for Uechi-Ryu “WinterFest “ February 26, 27, 2010 Course Outline   Friday Afternoon Introduction Koryo Sooji Chim (Korean Hand Therapy) History Presenter Demo– Practical Application Saturday Afternoon Instruction Mapping the Hand Corresponding Areas of the Hand Relating to: Front, Back and Sides of the Body Upper and …

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Dec 03 2009

See you all in a week!

Just a note to let everyone know I’ll be out-of-touch for a week, starting Friday. IUKF is conducting a dan test in Bermuda and David Berndt and I are leaving our cell phones and computers home for the duration. I’ll be updating the WinterFest site in two weeks, but if you want to take advantage …

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Nov 02 2009

WinterFest

WinterFest, 2010 Thursday, February 25… golf: Join me and my Florida friends for a round of golf at the beautiful Mount Dora Golf Club. We will have extra clubs for those who don’t wish to bring their clubs. Friday, February 26…Uechi-ryu karate and Okinawa weapon seminars. We are expecting a large turnout this year, including many …

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Jul 28 2009

The Importance of Correct Conditioning!

What a fantastic SummerFest! [View photos HERE] I’m getting quite a few e-mail from students and teachers who attended and all the reviews were extremely favorable. As one of Uechi-ryu’s “senior” citizens, (72 next month) I try to get involved in as many of the seminars as possible and whenever appropriate, will demonstrate one of …

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