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bill_kanchin.jpg 2060kps Kanchin Kata

Sensei Bill Glasheen performs Kanchin kata

Running time: 0:47

© 2007 Bill Glasheen - Used with permission.
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Dan Kumite Takedown

Sensei George E. Mattson demonstrates and explains in detail the takedown in Dan Kumite. He also demonstrates a variation of it.

Running time: 2:01

2003 George E. Mattson - Used with permission.
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Live Kumite

Three clips (edited into one) showing the dynamic potential of Uechi drills such as Kyu kumite, when practiced in a realistic manner.

Running time: 0:44

© 2003 George E. Mattson - Used with permission.
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"In Your Face" Sanchin

"Helpers" trying to put as much stress on the perfomer as possible without actually disrupting movements or pushing the person off balance. Very effective way to test your kata, build confidence and test mental toughness.

Running time: 0:58

2003 George E. Mattson - Used with permission.
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KUMITE

Dan Test controlled sparring emphasizing technique over smash and bash fighting.

Running time: 2:17

© 2002 Anthony Licalzi - Used with permission.
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Dan Kumite

Performed at normal speed and then in slow in motion.

Running time: 2:28

2002 George E. Mattson - Used with permission.
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1993 All Okinawan Karate Championships
Uechi Ryu Kata including Sanchin are demonstrated. Also some board breaking during the 1993 Okinawan championships.

Running time: 7:50

1993, 2002 G. Breyette - UechiRyu Zankai - Used with permission.
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1992 All Okinawan Karate Championships
Group kata of Kanshiwa, Seichin, and Seiryu. An Individual kata of Sanseiryu.

Running time: 4:19

1992, 2002 G. Breyette - UechiRyu Zankai - Used with permission.
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Demonstration of Uechi Conditioning
Board & bat breaking and bashing with chins, arms, and toes.

Running time: 3:03

1991, 2002 G. Breyette - UechiRyu Zankai - Used with permission.
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Sparring Tips
Sensei George E. Mattson instructs on some sparring drills.

Running time: 0:52

2002 George E. Mattson - Used with permission.
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Suprise Attack
Sensei's Bill Glasheen and Justin Testa - Suprise attack drill using scenerio 1 from kyu kumite.

Running time: 0:22

2001 George E. Mattson - Used with permission.
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Uechi Push Hands
George E. Mattson and Bill Glasheen demonstrate "live hands" and finally, touching hands during the drill to help students get the "feel" for using both hands and their bodies.

Running time: 0:25

2001 George E. Mattson - Used with permission.
Shoot Demo
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Shoot Demo
Uechi/BJJ stylist & NHB Champion Joe Pomfret along with Uechi stylists Gary Khoury and Steven White, give a shoot demonstration.

Running time: 0:55

2001 Allen Moulton - Used with permission.
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Dan Kumite Demo
Fidele Cacia and Vladimir Fookson demonstrate Dan Kumite at the New England Open featuring the Uechi-Ryu Grand Championships.


Running time: 1:48
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Uechi Ryu A Level Mens Fighting Grand Championships
Gary Khoury vs. Bobby Spoon


Running time: 3:39
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Shodan Pretest - Sensei Mattson, through the use of videotape, critiques the techniques of a shodan candidate.

Running time: 17 minutes
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Kotikitae - This clip is a small demonstration of arm and leg conditioning.

Running time: 1:08

2000 Anthony Licalzi - Used with permission.

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Sensei Mattson demonstrates Kyu Kumite. This clip is from VidMag 18-B. This is an outstanding 2 hour video tape covering the basics of Uechi Ryu Karate.

Running Time: 2:00

Kumite
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Kumite during a Uechi Dan Test.  This is the free sparring portion of the dan test.

Running Time: 3:07

2000 Anthony Licalzi - Used with permission.

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Dan Kumite during a Uechi Dan Test.

Running Time: 1:42

2000 Anthony Licalzi - Used with permission.

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Short clip of some Uechi Techniques.

Running Time: 1:27

2000 Anthony Licalzi - Used with permission.

misc
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A small collection of clips that were uploaded to the Uechi-ryu.Com FTP

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