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Old 06-01-2010, 05:42 PM   #10
Larry Feldman
Dojo: Atlanta School of Aikido
Location: Atlanta, GA
Join Date: Sep 2002
Posts: 373
Re: Back injury and starting aikido?

Check with a Doc first (but they will be risk adverse - no gain to them if you practice).

Find a school that does NOT do breakfalls, only rolls.

A Ki Society dojo would be a good option, check the web for their locations.

If your back can't handle it, try Tai Chi - the flexability may help your back.
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