Category Archive: SummerFest

Information regarding the annual martial art SummerFest, held in Plymouth Ma, the first weekend in August.

Jul 13 2014

IUKF Chairman Henry Thom coming to SummerFest!

Henry Thom Sensei Thom, Chairman of IUKF and senior Uechi-ryu instructor is a gifted martial artist and superb seminar presenter at SummerFest. He is the author of a very popular self-defense DVD (previews can be seen on youtube) and is well known on the seminar circuit.

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Jul 09 2014

David Hunt Joins the “Presenters” for SummerFest

I am very pleased to notify everyone that sensei David Hunt will be with us this year at a Presenter. His topic will be: “ Accelerating your Techniques using Rotation and Stance” Not too late for on-line registration. . .

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Jul 03 2014

David Kelly New Presenter at SummerFest!

David Kelley has been a practitioner of Uechi-Ryu Karate since 1974.  He is a senior student of Sensei Buzz Durkin and holds the rank of 8th Dan.  His presentation will focus on various practical applications of circular movements found in the Uechi-Ryu kata; specifically as they relate to locks, holds, joint manipulation, and the movement …

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Jun 27 2014

Sensei John Hwee – Repeat Presenter at this year’s SummerFest!

I’m very pleased to announce that John Hwee will once again be teaching a seminar at this year’s SummerFest. Click Here to view our Current team of presenters.                                                       …

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Jun 18 2014

SummerFest Notes. . .

Just got back from teaching seminars at the World Cup held in Miami this year.  In 2016 it will be hosted by Columbia.  Already have been invited to teach by the host country and I plan to make the trip. I’ve noticed a lot of differences between what is expected in these international tournaments and …

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May 01 2014

2014 SummerFest

2014 What – When – Where 32nd Anniversary Martial Arts SummerFest Conference Receive a 10% discount for applications received before July 1st! NOTE: From Susan: Application deadline through the store is July 21st. After July 21st, you must pay late fee at the door! Cash only. See you August 1st (Friday) Click Here to Register …

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Aug 11 2013

More Kind SummerFest Letters

Dear Sensei Mattson I’m writing to thank you for the amazing time I had SummerFest.   I train in New Minas, Nova Scotia with Patty Young.  Lisa Tanner, my student, roommate for the trip, and now friend, wrote you an email which I have read now several times.  I think she did a good job at …

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Aug 07 2013

What Participants are saying!!!

Dear Sensei Mattson I had a blast at Summerfest! I was in awe of all the knowledge and skill coming together under one roof with just one purpose, to teach and learn from each other. I witnessed teachers becoming students and also students learning to be good teachers. I traveled from Nova Scotia with Victor …

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Aug 06 2013

Another Fantastic Event!!

I wish to extend my thanks to everyone who attended Summer Fest and one big “we missed you” to those of you who for one reason or another could not be here.  It was a great time seeing a lot of friends whom I have not seen since last year.  Next year, I was hoping …

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Jul 30 2013

“Joy” Tierney to teach Muay Thai Classes at SummerFest

FINAL SCHEDULE NOW POSTED! Rossana (Joy)Tierney is a Uechi-Ryu black belt.  She is also the “International Martial arts” kung-fu form, weapons and fighting grand champion in the expert division.   She is also well known for being one of the very few Muay Thai instructors here in the Northeast who was trained and certified in the …

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