About Prof. Bob Karnes
Bob was a co-Sensei with Suki LaGue, Sensei at the Bushidokan and he also opened two other schools one in Montana and one in Cold Springs, Reno Nevada. Bob has used the healing arts and martial arts of DanZan Ryu Zenyo Bujutsu in many jobs, such as a mental health therapist, teenage boot camp counselor, a max security forensic prison guard, events security guard, and as a massage therapist. Bob was awarded 5 th Degree Black Belt -Godan- in 2002 with the Title of Shihan. Bob was awarded the title of Professor, Shichidan 7th Degree Black Belt, Shihan with the Bushidokan Federation in the art of DanZan Ryu Zenyo Bujutsu in 2004 under Professor Herb LaGue, Shodai. Bob, a.k.a. Bobasan, currently holds the rank of Hachidan 8th Degree Black Belt.
In memory or our friend and teacher Burkhard "Bogie" Bohm
Professor Steve McLaughlin words so true our heart is broken too.
My very good friend of the last 43 years has passed away.
Burkhard Bohm, was a cultured, educated, intelligent, and meaningful person. An excellent father with accomplished and wonderful children, a husband to an amazing wife Debi Laport whose support cannot be appreciated by us enough. A couple others should emulate.
...Bogi, studied jujitsu as if his life depended on it. Learning all of DanZan Ryu jujitsu to it's philosophical and martial depths. His dojo The Feather River Kodenkan established in 1998 was one of well known repute with excellent students.
As a Professor of DanZan Ryu Jujitsu, his sound advice, alternate points of view were always invaluable.
We could always trust what Bogi said and felt.
...His GeoHydrology business was helpful to the planet and the people. His hand-built home was just an example of the paradise he created for his family.
My deepest feelings of sympathy and support go to his wife Debi and their children.
...We could only hope to live a life as good as his.
....my heart is broken.
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