Re: Poll: Should the instructor be responsible for everything that happens on the mat during aikido training?
Re: Safety - Responsible for everything that happens on the mat? I feel that the instructor is responsible to show a safe way of training, and as long as the student do what the instructor tells them there should never be any injuries. It is therefor the students responsebility to do so. Unless the student do what the instuctor shows, the students are responsible if anything happens.
Re: Development - I think the student has a responsebility towards him/herself to take his/her aikido training to higher levels. It is the instructors responsebility to provide the platform to do so. The instructor can not make someone great. He/She can only pave the way for the student to make hem/herself great.