• Lionel Reynaud Mattson Academy 2022

    Mattson Academy

    From March 2022, Lionel Reynaud is now teaching within the  Mattson Academy Of Okinawan Uechi-Ryu Karate-Do.Lessons are opened to the Academy members and to the On-Line Program Members (athomekarate.com & Oryukan). “This is a fantastic opportunity and & great honor to be Instructor…

  • Training with Takehiro Gaja Sensei

    Takehiro Gaja (Okinawa Uechi-Ryu 9th degree) was a student of Kanbun & Kanei Uechi. It is unfortunately not so common to get the opportunity to learn from a such Grand Master.Gaja sensei has been recently interviewed by Chris Wilson. During his…

  • Victor Swinimer Suparenpei Kata Tournament

    1st Tournament Final Ranking Winner & Platinum Medal : Evgeny Rybin Gold Medal : Lionel Reynaud Silver Medal : Jannet Okazaki Bronze Medal : Olivia Livingstone It’s always difficult to comment your own ranking. To have watched after the tournament in…

  • Suparenpei – learning Fujian Kata

    108 Steps / 108 Forms According to Justin Lavasse (Master Lailey & Master Mattson student) who made lot of research on this topic and who is currently translating tiger shaped boxing old manual (1985) “Yibailingbabu” 一百零八步 (One hundred and eight steps)…

  • Lockdown : Give Kobudo a go

    Lockdown has started in Western Europe from more than 2 Months; in some country we are starting a new phase including more freedom in our daily life. Unfortunately Coronavirus is still there and we need to continue living with it. New…

  • Keep training during lockdown

    Lockdown in Western Europe is still there (depending on the country) and in France we are starting the second month at home.Dojo will not re open soon and we will be only allowed less than 10 people without any contact from…

  • Training during Confinement

    We are all facing a unprecedent global pandemic episode pushing the most of the countries to confine people. I first hope you are all well and you will stay healthy. Confinement appears today the only way to to limit coronavirus propagation.…

  • Weekend with Shimabukuro sensei

    From February 21st we had the great honor to receive Shimabukuro sensei for three days. Yukinobu Shimabukuro is the Soke Representative (上地流空手道協会 Uechi-Ryu Karate-Do Association headed by Sadanao Uechi) in Europe and Russia. Before the launch of the two days seminars…

  • 2020 Happy Uechi-Ryu Year

    We are already the second week of January so I’m not so late to wish you a fantastic year 2020. As highlighted in my previous posts, 2019 was a huge year for me and I hope 2020 will bring fantastic good…