Category Archive: WinterFest

Information regarding the WinterFest, held in Mount Dora Florida every March

Jan 07 2011

WinterFest FireDragon Challenge

This year the Mount Dora Recreation Department will be hosting the FireDragon Challenge that is being conducted at the Martial Art WinterFest. We are inviting martial art schools to bring teams to compete in categories ranging from 5 year old children to 70+ year olds. The Challenge will be conducted Saturday, February 12th from 9AM …

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Dec 03 2010

1985 WinterFest on Okinawa

Click on the “Pictures” gallery in the top frame and check out the latest video clips I’ve uploaded on WinterFest 1985, which was conducted on Okinawa. The first clips were taken during the training sessions and the last were of the All Okinawa Karate Championships. I put the tour together and over 100 participants came …

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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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Mar 07 2009

WinterFest 2009

WinterFest 2009 Everyone had a great time this year. The seminars were energetic, educational and fun. The feedback so far has been helpful and will assist me in planning next year’s event. A lot of this year’s emphasis was focused on Okinawan Bo techniques and how working with the Bo can help the student understand …

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Feb 17 2009

WinterFest Update. . .

WinterFest Update. . . Bill Glasheen called and told me he will be coming to WinterFest this year. He is especially proud of the fact that one of his students (Vicki) will be testing and he wants to enjoy the experience first hand by volunteering to be her “Uke” in the dan kumite and seisan …

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Jan 09 2008

Website Update

Wow! Kimo Wall just sent me an e-mail, saying he is coming to WinterFest!I’m very pleased with the response this year. Should be a full house. Sunday, Jan20th will be the last day to register. Last Minute WinterFest Registrations!!!! Jan 25-27, 2008 [update: it is fixed!} Click Here If you tried to register on-line within …

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