Category Archive: The Uechi Community

Jan 01 2009

“Reality” check from George Mattson’s “Swamp” dojo!

“Reality” check from George Mattson’s “Swamp” dojo! I’m going to tackle a subject that I’ve covered many times in the past.  Although most of my students and many of my associates clearly understand my position on the subject, others continue to hammer away blissfully, shadowboxing with words and rallying enthusiastically against a foe that only …

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Dec 21 2008

Happy holidays

Happy Holidays to all from George and Susan. . .

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Aug 12 2008

Finding a good Dojo/ teacher

  The teacher is more important than the dojo! [From G.E.Mattson's new book, "The Way of Uechi-ryu Karate"] When looking for a school, try to find one that teaches a style that is suited to your natural abilities. Make sure that you meet the person who will be teaching you. Watch him teach at least …

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Aug 09 2008

uechi-ryu and self-defense

Self-defense role in the Traditional Dojo [From G.E.Mattson's new book, "The Way of Uechi-ryu Karate" - to be published soon] 9/11 is one of the most powerful and emotional terms in the English language. The day was burned into the memory of every American. I can only recall one other day having such impact. The …

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Nov 14 2007

Summer Fest Celebration for Sensei George Mattson

The upcoming 2008 Summer Fest promises to be a most special one.  It will take place from Friday, August 8 to Sunday, August 10, 2008, at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, on Cape Cod.  There will be the chance to get together and make new friends, see old friends, share knowledge, and learn new techniques and …

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