Originally Posted by Dreamliner
Strange, you might also experiment with neutral-grip pullups. Neutral grip is palms facing each other. Since the wrists want to rotate when you pull, this version is typically easier on wrists/elbows/shoulders. It's typically the only grip I use these days.
And insofar as you cannot avoid some of the biomechanical stresses of your sport, there is certainly no use in contributing to the stress with your workout.
Probably a good idea. I also have trouble with my wrists and forearms, which are also Aikido related.