Category: The Uechi Community

IUKF and SCMAA promotional

The South China Martial Arts Alliance (SCMAA.net) held its first formal dantest since reorganization took place in 2014. President, Thomas Bentley and Chairman George Mattson headed up the test board for the yondan (4th degree black belt) Shitoryu and Okinawa Kobudo test of Kelly Saunders. At the same test, the International Uechi-ryu Karate Federation (IUKF) …

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IUKF Update. . .

IUKF has been growing very quickly. Our new site administrator has made great progress re-designing and updating the black belt registry of rank and honors. The old registry has been one of our site’s most popular feature, accessed by thousands of people checking on their rank or others. Now that our registry is being incorporated …

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New “Rank & Honors” Registry

Many thanks to the Uechi-ryu.com site administrator for all his hard work and perseverance in creating our new Rank and Honors Registry and. . . transferring the thousands of existing entries from the old Registry. . . in spite of the many technical and programming problems he faced.  

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Plan to attend August NE Workout

On Saturday August 24th at 11:00am to 1:00pm, Christian Maine, one on our up and coming stars of Uechi-Ryu is conducting our regional workout.   The location is Top Gun Gymnastics at 17 Town West Road, Plymouth NH 0326.  Please notice the state is NH.  Also be informed NH is beautiful this time of the year. …

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March 9th 2013 Seminar

Note: May workout changed to Saturday, May 11th! March 9th, the “HUT” hosted a regional workout lead by Sensei Paul Giella and Sensei Vinny Christiano.  This was a classical workout conducted by 2 “down to earth old time instructors” with a lot of skills and teaching experience. The workout was invigorating and intense.  We covered …

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Kyhon for sale – Good Cause!

  FOLLOW-UP. . . 6-5-2012 Mattson sensei,we closed the Bid on the Book.It went for 1,500.Sensei Larry Isaac Kenpo Karate from North Carolina purchased it.Thank you again for your kind response and support. John Bartusevics

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What can you do???

For all, if you think any can help – do we have a voice…? ~~~~~ Do you have friends, loved ones, family, or a sensei on Okinawa?  Do you enjoy visiting Okinawa for travel, training, testing, competition?  While here, do you enjoy Okinawan food and drink?  Do you love the Okinawan children, and watching them …

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Masters Magazine interviews G.Mattson

In case you didn’t see this issue of Masters’ Magazine, check out George Mattson’s interview on http://issuu.com/gmattson . Masters Magazine is one of the few publications that focus on traditional martial arts. It is published quarterly along with a book of favorite interviews, selected by the editor. Check out the scanned copy of the original 1983 …

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Congratulations Victor

Congratulations!! On September 18th, 2011, Victor Swinimer from the Bridgewater Uechi Ryu dojo, passed his Kumite test and was promoted to “National  Kumite Judge B”.  Victor has worked very hard to achieve this and deserves much recognition. Please congratulate him on his accomplishment. The clinic was a stunning success with about 40 participants from all …

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