Masters and Pioneers- Chuck Norris

The Chuck Norris Edition of the Martial Arts Masters & Pioneers Biography Book Second Edition.  pays tribute to Grandmaster Chuck Norris and Grandmaster Benny “The Jet” Urquidez along with over 200 martial artists for their contribution to the martial arts world. Link to Order

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A moment for Joe Lewis

On march 7th we remember the birthday of a great martial artist: Joe Lewis. He was a presenter at George Mattson’s SummerFest Camp, an inspiration to us all, very respected and loved by our comunity.

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How to apply joint locks to so-called “double-jointed” people

It is a common challenge for any Martial Artist to apply locks to people who are so flexible and don’t seem to feel the pain. In this video, Professor Patrick will show you how to make it work just as well on these individuals as it does on anyone else. If you like this video, […]

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Gogen “The Cat” Yamaguchi – “Emperor of the Scarlett Fist”

Gōgen Yamaguchi, was a Japanese martial artist and student of Gōjū-ryū Karate under Chōjun Miyagi. One of the most well-known Karate-dō masters from Japan, he founded the International Karate-dōGōjū Kai Association. In 1968, he was decorated by the Emperor of Japan with the Ranjū-Hōshō, the Blue Ribbon Medal of the fifth order of merit, for […]

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International Karate Day Seminars

On October 25, International Karate Day was celebrated around the world, commemorating the meeting of great masters that took place in Naha, Okinawa, in 1936, where this name was determined for the martial art developed on this island. Normally on this date there are exhibitions to celebrate, but this time the pandemic forced all karateka […]

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Peter Urban, America’s first tenth Dan

Peter George Urban was an American martial artist. He is considered the father of the Karate styles American Gōjū-ryū and U.S.A. Gōjū-ryū. Urban was one of only a small number of white students under Gōgen Yamaguchi. Controversially, he created an American Style of Gōjū-ryū without the permission of Yamaguchi. Urban joined the United States Navy […]

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The Way Museum

GoFundMe link Support the construction of this cultural center with a donation. (100% tax deductible in the US). The Eastern Arts & Humanities, Inc, was originally created in 1979 by Boston area resident, George E. Mattson, the “grandfather of Uechi-Ryu Karate. (uechi-ryu.com). Since 1958, George has trained hundreds of instructors and their thousands of students. […]

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The Way Of Kwai Chang Caine

This is a collection of teachings, musings, and thought provoking passages from the television show, “Kung Fu,” which starred the late David Carradine and aired from 1972 through 1975. Dear Reader, fellow martial artists, and others who are seeking “The Way,”  I have compiled this collection of dialog from all 63 episodes from the original […]

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Kobudo Dan Test

The International Shorin Ryu Karate Kobudo Federation held a dan test where two members of SCMAA earn their Shodan in Kobudo: Tim Dando and Patty Dando, students of Sensei George W. Alexander, 10° Dan. Our congratulations to them!

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