AikiWeb Aikido Forums

AikiWeb Aikido Forums (http://www.aikiweb.com/forums/index.php)
-   AikiWeb System (http://www.aikiweb.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=16)
-   -   "Meet a veteran: Robert B. Burns" (http://www.aikiweb.com/forums/showthread.php?t=18174)

AikiWeb System 06-01-2010 09:16 AM

"Meet a veteran: Robert B. Burns"
 
Posted 2010-06-01 08:15:01 by Jun Akiyama
News URL: http://www.norwichbulletin.com/news/...Robert-B-Burns

This article entitled "Meet a veteran: Robert B. Burns" highlights Robert Burns in Ledyard, CT, who is a Marine veteran and a 5th dan in aikido.

From the article: "It was a beautiful way to mold a warrior. The attention that we gave our drill instructors is something very hard to describe. It was a student/teacher relationship -- a beautiful, pure relationship. We came out of training like samurais, but we cried when we had to separate from our drill instructors. I don't think it's quite that way today. I was a corporal, but that was a big thing in those days, because they wanted to keep the ranks down. Today, there are many more people with fancy ranks."

___________________
~~~ To submit a news item to AikiWeb's front page, click here. ~~~

sakumeikan 06-01-2010 12:10 PM

Re: "Meet a veteran: Robert B. Burns"
 
Nice to read an article on my good old mate Bob Burns.Bob and I always had a good time down in San Diego Aikikai in Fairmount Avenue.
Nice to know he still double digging in the farm.Drop me a line Bob when you have a moment,
Your old pal, Joe.


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:47 AM.

Powered by: vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.