Category Archive: WinterFest

Information regarding the WinterFest, held in Mount Dora Florida every March

Feb 10 2011

WinterFest 2011

What a great time everyone had, including me! Seminars went off without any problems other than the weather not fully cooperating. Mornings were too cold for outdoor classes so we decided to go indoors both days. A few hardy youngsters stayed on the field Saturday morning and wanted to compete in the FireDragon Challenge in …

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Feb 09 2011

New & Exciting WinterFest Presenter!

What Don will be teaching at WinterFest: Interpretation of Kata, Energy Strikes & Close range fighting skills Shihan Donald Joyner has been with involved with Uechi Ryu for over 35 years and trained with many of the great karate masters from all over the world including Master Kanei Uechi, James Thompson, Toshiyuki Itokazu, and Shinyu …

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Jan 28 2011

Top Cop at WinterFest!

No question about it, when Roy Bedard shows up for camp, everyone gets excited. His seminars have captivated audiences since he called me one day many years ago and asked if he could participate in SummerFest! During one break during the Friday session, he demonstrated to a group of seniors how he could tweek their …

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Jan 23 2011

Dana Krolick “kick Ass” Seminar!

Important Notice! All WinterFest and FiredDragon Challenge participants must be registered by February 8th in order to receive a free lunch at the site. We must order food on that day, so please register today! This year’s Martial Art WinterFest will begin the day with what Uechi-ryu Black Belt Dana Krolick says will be an energetic and …

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Jan 17 2011

WinterFest Update . . .

IMPORTANT > > > Discount for early registration ends February 4th!!!>>> I am very proud and honored to announce that Shihan Tom Bentley, a martial art Icon here in Central Florida, has agreed to conduct a three hour special seminar at this year’s WinterFest. His seminar will be available in three sessions, with a short …

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Jan 07 2011

WinterFest FireDragon Challenge

This year the Mount Dora Recreation Department will be hosting the FireDragon Challenge that is being conducted at the Martial Art WinterFest. We are inviting martial art schools to bring teams to compete in categories ranging from 5 year old children to 70+ year olds. The Challenge will be conducted Saturday, February 12th from 9AM …

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Dec 03 2010

1985 WinterFest on Okinawa

Click on the “Pictures” gallery in the top frame and check out the latest video clips I’ve uploaded on WinterFest 1985, which was conducted on Okinawa. The first clips were taken during the training sessions and the last were of the All Okinawa Karate Championships. I put the tour together and over 100 participants came …

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Feb 19 2010

WinterFest Seminar Update

Winterfest Weapon Seminar Bo & Jiffa Bo & Jiffa Discussion, training and application of the Bo staff (six foot stick) and the Jiffa (hair pin/fastener) which is also known as a Tinaka (small inside hand weapon) as they relate to martial arts training and more specifically to Uechi Ryu training and development.  The focus will …

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Feb 10 2010

Special Course at WinterFest

The Global Self-Care Initiative Acu-Hand Therapy Module I for Uechi-Ryu “WinterFest “ February 26, 27, 2010 Course Outline   Friday Afternoon Introduction Koryo Sooji Chim (Korean Hand Therapy) History Presenter Demo– Practical Application Saturday Afternoon Instruction Mapping the Hand Corresponding Areas of the Hand Relating to: Front, Back and Sides of the Body Upper and …

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Dec 03 2009

See you all in a week!

Just a note to let everyone know I’ll be out-of-touch for a week, starting Friday. IUKF is conducting a dan test in Bermuda and David Berndt and I are leaving our cell phones and computers home for the duration. I’ll be updating the WinterFest site in two weeks, but if you want to take advantage …

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