George Mattson

Author's details

Name: George Mattson
Date registered: July 23, 2012
URL: https://uechi-ryu.com

Latest posts

  1. RIP Richard Dean Gibbons 1960 – 2020 — January 22, 2020
  2. R.I.P. Edward Reavey — January 10, 2020
  3. 2020 Winterfest! — December 28, 2019
  4. R.I.P. Master Charles Merhib — November 28, 2019
  5. President Darin Yee of IUKF 2019 Visit to Honolulu Uechi-ryu Karate-do Club — November 15, 2019

Most commented posts

  1. Bill Bauknecht Passes — 6 comments
  2. Join us for Buzz Durkin’s 40th Anniversary Celebration! — 4 comments
  3. WinterFest 2015 – March 6th and 7th! — 4 comments
  4. Another Dear Friend Passes. . . — 3 comments
  5. New “Rank & Honors” Registry — 3 comments

Author's posts listings

Jan 22 2020

RIP Richard Dean Gibbons 1960 – 2020

The passing this month of Sensei Richard is not only a great loss for his family and friends but the whole Martial Arts world in general & Bermuda in particular. Richard passed after a long battle with Cancer. His practice in Uechi Ryu and Bak Sil Lum Kung Fu has spread over 4 decades. Becoming …

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Jan 10 2020

R.I.P. Edward Reavey

REAVEY, Edward Of Dedham Mass died unexpectedly on January 7, 2020. He is survived by his two children Shannon and Edward Reavey, and his brother Fran Reavey. He loved taking care of his salt water fish, dogs, pistol shooting, and brewing beer and wine. He attended Suffolk University and worked as a Boston Police Officer, …

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Dec 28 2019

2020 Winterfest!

  View this email in your browser WinterFest 2020…March 6,7,8… Time to Plan… Take a week off and enjoy a  Uechi-ryu vacation with George and Susan in Sunny Mount Dora and Eustis, Florida.  Three days of exciting, enjoyable workouts and seminars. A list of experienced senior presenters will provide valuable insights into the hidden treasures, …

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Nov 28 2019

R.I.P. Master Charles Merhib

It is with great sadness that I report to you the passing of Master Charles Merhib today at 12:40 PM. (11/26/2019) Charlie was 93 years old and had practiced Uechi Ryu Karate Do as a member of the Walter Mattson Dojo Group for more than 50 years. He was a great friend of late Master …

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Nov 15 2019

President Darin Yee of IUKF 2019 Visit to Honolulu Uechi-ryu Karate-do Club

November 14, 2019 In the Hawaiian Language, the word “ALOHA” mostly functions as a salutation and a greeting. But the word actually conveys a deeper sense of meaning, which the locals expound upon, by breaking the individual letters down into other Hawaiian terms: A – Akahai: Kindness, expressed with tenderness L – Lokahi: Unity, expressed …

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Jun 09 2019

IUKF President visits Knoxville

Recently 9th degree and newly appointed president of the IUKF, Darin Yee, paid a visit to our school in Knoxville, TN. It is a privilege to be able to learn from Master Yee’s vast knowledge from not only Uechi-ryu but also his many other martial arts styles. These influences are easily seen, especially Wushu and …

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Apr 11 2019

GrandMaster Ryuko Tomoyose Passes!

Death Notice from Okinawa: Attached are Ryuko Tomoyose’s funeral announcement. One is Japanese message as a death announcement ( I send this document as authentication!) and my translation. There are more articles about him by master Nakahodo and his profile from Okinawa Time on the same day. I have to go to his funeral this …

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Mar 12 2019

2020 Winterest review

    View this email in your browser WinterFest 2020…March 6,7,8… Time to Plan… Take a week off and enjoy a  Uechi-ryu vacation with George and Susan in Sunny Mount Dora and Eustis, Florida.  Three days of exciting, enjoyable workouts and seminars. A list of experienced senior presenters will provide valuable insights into the hidden …

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Mar 09 2019

John Sullivan. . . R.I.P.

Posted on Facebook by Judy Durkin The world lost a wonderful, kind and gentle friend today…John Sullivan was a US Marine, a Vietnam Combat Veteran, police officer, a Uechi Ryu International Master, 9th Dan and, most importantly, an amazing husband, dad, family man. Rest In Peace, our friend. 🙏❤️ John was a warrior in the true …

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