George Mattson

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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St. George Powell. . . R.I.P.

Powell Tribute from Bermuda Arts & Fitness Academy classmates   Good afternoon everyone… My name is Al Wharton, I was previously head of the Bermuda Arts & Fitness Academy…So I have the honor of reading a few words on behalf of some of the classmates who are here to share our deepest condolences to the …

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