George Mattson

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. R.I.P. Sensei Van Canna — January 22, 2021
  2. Sanchin Testing — January 20, 2021
  3. A Master’s Secrets of Uechi-Ryu (Expanded Edition)! — December 17, 2020
  4. Let’s examine our Kata & Bunkai! — December 3, 2020
  5. RIP Sensei Warren Chaille — September 26, 2020

Most commented posts

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

Author's posts listings

Jan 22 2021

R.I.P. Sensei Van Canna

Van Canna died today from Covid 19, after a brief illness. The Uechi-ryu world has lost a true friend and wonderful person.  Van was a moderator for the popular Uechi forum found on this site. He also wrote frequently on a special posting called “For Sale – This Old House”. Below is his last entry, …

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Dec 17 2020

A Master’s Secrets of Uechi-Ryu (Expanded Edition)!

A Master’s Secrets of Uechi-Ryu (expanded Edition) ========= this book adds to the wealth of information in Karate: ================ New this edition… 1. A physician’s explanation of the physiological mechanics of Uechi training and conditioning 2. Innovative application for hojoundo, “Defending to the Four Directions” 3. Historical photos of Okinawa and American Karate Summer Camps …

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Sep 26 2020

RIP Sensei Warren Chaille

  RIP Warren Chaille (1928-2020).   Our hearts are so saddened by the loss of this great master, warrior, man and friend . Warren was a Dojo treasure and still performed a strong Sanchin at the age of 92!   He passed away peacefully at his home this past Saturday.   Warren began his Uechi …

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Jun 09 2020

Lee Adams Appointed Chairman BAA

From October 2020 I will be assuming the role of Chairman of the British Aikido Association, The BAA was established in 1966, one year before the Japan Aikido Association so is recognised as the oldest official Aikido association in the world, although primarily supporting Tomiki Aikido the BAA today is the Association of choice for …

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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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