Originally posted by shihonage
I guess by their nature online forums attract people with uh... an imagination, let's put it that way.
Just regard whatever you read about "being killed in training" as "full of crap", and you will be perfectly fine.
Goldsbury Sensei, who is the president of the International Aikido Federation, a professor at Hiroshima University and a poster to this forum, had a student killed at a summer training away from his dojo in exactly the way I described above.
I assure you that neither he, nor I, are full of crap.