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Learn about sumo – the traditional Japanese wrestling for fat people (Part 2)

Rank in professional sumo

Sumo fighters before going on stage have to go through an arduous training process in the sumo furnace. Many boxers decided to pursue sumo career when they were 15 years old. When in the furnace, the boxer will have to get up early and eat a special diet to get the best weight possible. Sauk hi is the furnace of this martial arts graduate certificate to officially compete.

After becoming a professional boxer will have different levels: Juryo (lowest level), Maegashira, Komusubi, Sekiwake, Ozeki, Yokozuna.

Today many boxers choose their path to a sumo career, after becoming professional boxers and participating in competitions, fighters also have the opportunity to earn money from tournaments and prize money from the audience. So sumo is one of the noble careers in Japan.

The life of Japanese sumo wrestlers

Do the martial arts sumo wrestlers must go through extremely rigorous tests and have special diets to gain weight to compete in traditional martial arts and be the pride of Japan. Copy.

Sumo is a traditional martial art of Japan, appeared about 1,500 years ago and is ranked among the martial arts with the oldest history in the world. Sumo martial arts is the pride of Japanese sports and is a symbol of Japanese spiritual culture.

Sumo fighters who want to be talented must practice very hard. Conditions for joining a sumo furnace are very strict. The sumo must be male, have graduated from junior high school, the earliest admission age is 23, the minimum height is 1.67 m, the minimum weight is 67 kg.

After going through health exams including vision, endurance, running speed … the students will start training and eating according to sumo diet to increase weight.

After taking a nap, in the afternoon, students have time to relax according to their own interests, such as watching TV, reading books. Sleeping after eating is a way for boxers to gain weight fast. Because besides tactics, weight plays an important role in contributing to the victory of sumo fighters in competitions.




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