The Swiss have kept Alps wrestling for generations (Part 1)

On the other hand, things related to wrestling in the Swiss Alps have not been recorded by any history, but it has been handed down from generation to generation by the oral route.

Nonetheless, wrestling athletes in the Swiss Alps have their respect for their traditional arts. Since then, they have together preserved the originality of this wrestling through many generations.

Wrestling in the Swiss Alps is characterized by dressing during competition. Wrestling athletes in the Swiss Alps often wear two short pieces of cloth resembling the colorful embroidered belts of Japanese Sumo athletes, but they wear long pants and a round neck T-shirt having arms, unlike Japanese Sumo athletes who rarely wear clothes. Or is it because of the cold weather of the highest mountain in Europe?

However, it can be seen that the costumes of wrestling athletes in the Swiss Alps are similar to those of Sumo athletes in Korea today. In addition, athletes of the wrestling of the two countries Switzerland and South Korea are wearing socks while competing to protect their feet.

This is completely different from European and Eastern customs, as evidenced by the wrestling athletes in the Swiss Alps who wear shoes while competing against the barefoot of the sports. Judo and Sumo students from Japan.

The Swiss have kept their wrestling in the Alps of their country very dedicated. Through this art discipline, the Swiss have promoted skills such as: agility, courage and courage – which are seen as symbols of the national spirit.

Today, wrestling in the Alps has flourished, creating a great influence in all parts of the country. For example, wrestling has developed quite well-known in the regions such as Bermese Alps, Emmental, Entlebuch and especially the central region of Switzerland.

Wrestling in the Swiss Alps is often referred to as “swinging”, because most competitions are combined with a stalagmite competition. During the competition, fans often gathered to watch the athletes throw the farthest flying rocks, and when they do, they often lose momentum, making their bodies swing in the air!