09-09-2008, 04:58 PM
Posted 2008-09-09 15:55:57 by Jun Akiyama
News URL: http://www.aikidojournal.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=87464#87464
Here is an article (http://www.aikidojournal.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=87464#87464) written by Bruce Bookman sensei which is a reply to Stanley Pranin's "Virtues of Aikido" (http://www.aikidojournal.com/article?articleID=599) article. In his response, Bookman sensei relates his thoughts on the traditional attacks in aikido, cross-training, leading a healthy lifestyle, and ukemi. Very much worth a read.
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09-10-2008, 03:13 PM
Great article. Superb! I really agree with Bookman sensei on pretty much everything written. This is what I'm looking for in a dojo and what we as Aikidoist should strive for. Just my two-cents.