|Originally posted by erikknoops
Chronic mental injuries?? Yes, they are a necessary part of aikido. (Ouch, those ego-bruises keep on hurting )
Physical chronic injuries?? No way with proper and correct training.
All too ofter people think that training ends on the mat. A person should do exercises everyday that strengthen their muscles, joints and bones. Doing this will protect your joints and make them less prone to injury.
If all else fails, JUMP into that ukemi.