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2022 Uechi-ryu WinterFest

March 25 –  27, 2022 ALL RANKS, ALL MARTIAL ARTIST ARE WELCOMEThe on-line registration now available HERE Winterfest History: When Susan and I moved to Florida, we missed many of our former students and thought it would be a great idea to offer a “mini” WinterFest here in Florida. Before moving to Florida,  I held a …

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My Journey – to Shodan to Nidan

My Journey from Shodan to Nidan   On Monday I was awarded my Nidan. This was not something I had set my sights on when I returned to karate after a long absence. What I value most about this promotion is that it has served to more deeply validate and honor my commitment to Uechi-Ryu …

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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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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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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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Happy Thanksgiving

The IUKF is extending a sincere wish to our Uechi family for an abundant Thanksgiving. Every year that passes presents different obstacles and so many new gifts. I pray our blessings outweigh any and all our burdens. Please remember the IUKF is your martial art family. We are at the pinocle of the martial art …

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Harry Skeffington – Winterfest Presenter

Notice:  Notice to Winterfest Participants Friday’s party will be held at the 1884 Restaurant in Eustis. 6PM.   Thanks. BTW golf begins at 11am on Thursday. The old course at Mount Dora. Presenter: Harry Skeffington Seminar Name:  hojo undō is not a mindless drill  Description: Last Winterfest, we examined hojo undo as a two-person drill.  …

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WinterFest 2019 Update

NOTICE:  Notice to Winterfest Participants Friday’s party will be at the 1884 Restaurant in Eustis. 6PM. Thanks. BTW golf begins at 11am on Thursday. The old course at Mount Dora. WinterFest – 2019  2019 Uechi-ryu WinterFest March 1st,2nd and 3rd, 2019     I am pleased to announce that the 2019 Uechi-ryu WinterFest will again be held …

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Buzz Durkin 10th Dan Promotion

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Summerfest 2017

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