Sumo wrestling - Japanese traditional martial art
Sumo is the foundation of Japanese martial arts tradition. Even the
of Japan is invoking this
traditional wrestling style
Based on known historic references, at the beginning Sumo had no limitations and the fights often turn deadly. It puts it in the same realm of catch-as-you-can as accent Greek
, old school London Price Ring bare knuckles
, or modern
Mixed Martial Arts
(corrected for “modern” – means no deadly force allowed on the ring).
is highly regulated and ritualized sport that relaying on fixed set of codified
. I like to watch top league Sumo matches and I never was disappointed by quality of techniques and always was able to learn something. To learn about wrestling, about balance, about speed, about attack, about defense, and, after all, as a coach to learn about heavy weights’ techniques that I, feather weight, can’t really try my-self.