My New Hobby – Women Sumo Wrestling
My hobbies include listening to music, writing but I need something more exciting. Something new, a change….
So, I have decided to be sporty and try Sumo wrestling, which originates from Japan – I’m sure we have seen some sumo wrestlers before, but a lot of people are not aware, that there are Women Sumo Wrestlers.
"Hey, don't mess with me."
What is it all about?
It’s an activity where one wrestler tries to force another out of a ring. The rules are simple: the first wrestler to touch the ground with anything besides the soles of his/her feet, or who leaves the ring before his/her opponent, is the loser. Fights only last for a few seconds, up to a minute. How cool is that? Short and Sweet….. well, maybe a bit painful.
In Japan, before fighting Sumo wrestlers have rituals which involve praying to the gods and purifying the Spirit and Body. I have also noticed that before Sumo Wrestlers fight, they greet/curtesy to each other.
I have always been intrigued by Martial Arts. I reckon Sumo would be a great start, although I might have to add some weight first, otherwise I could be blown out of the ring like a feather…
Below is a video of women Sumo Wrestlers fighting. P/s note people get paired up with various sizes of opponents. So, a big woman could fight a small woman. Also, it’s interesting to note the traditions they observe before the beginning of a fight.
Maybe I should add Sumo Wrestling to my CV, on recreation activities.
Do you think it will help me stand out? :)
I wish I started Sumo at an Early Age...
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