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Top Reasons to Watch Sumo Wrestling in Japan

Wresting can be confusing for the uninitiated. For professional wrestling fans, WWE may be the first thing that comes to mind. Amateur wrestling enthusiasts, on the other hand, talking about Greco-Roman and Freestyle wrestling may be the norm. To add to the confusion are the traditional or folk wrestling styles practiced in different countries around the world. From Turkey’s oil wrestling to Japan’s sumo, there are many interesting and exciting matches that await the curious and wrestling enthusiasts alike. Here are some of the top reasons to watch a Sumo wrestling match when in Japan.

Cultural experience
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Tradition permeates the Japanese style of wrestling. Watching a sumo match is a cultural experience. Much of the rituals observed in the ancient days are still being observed today. Certain rituals are performed prior to the match and details like the canopy hanging above the match area or sumo ring is deeply rooted to its religious origins.

National sport
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Sumo enjoys its share of avid followers in Japan. And matches can be fun and exciting, especially when you see the usually reticent Japanese people cheering enthusiastically and reacting like many other sports fans around the world – with a show of intense reactions and emotions.

Uniquely Japan
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There is no better place to see and experience a traditional sport than in its home. Sumo is deeply-rooted in Japan. It is rare to see the real thing outside the country. And there are many other experiences attached to it that you will only come across in Japan. The opportunity to visit some of the sumo stables in the country to see the wrestlers who live and train there is one of the things that make the Japan sumo experience unique.

Fun way to spend time with the locals
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Watching an unfamiliar sport for the first time is a fun experience. And doing it in the company of hundreds of local spectators makes it even more worthwhile. It is a great way to learn something about the sport and perhaps even connect with other spectators for the sheer pleasure of seeing an exciting match unfold.

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Benefits Of Wrestling In A Pool

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Let’s face it. Wrestling can be fun. Not only will it help you flex your muscles like never before as you perform stunts with your sparring partner, but also help you fuel your nerves like no other as you perform tricks with your sparring coach.

And let’s also face it. Pool can be fun. Not only will it help you flex your muscles like no other as you do some strokes under the water, but also help you fuel your nerves like never before as you do some glides over the water.

Thus, it’s only right for you to consider wrestling in a pool – or better yet, one of the best above ground pools out there…

You see, doing so will not just help flex your muscles in time for – let’s say – a regional competition. Wrestling in a pool will also help increase your speed adapting capabilities in whatever condition you may find yourself during the given competition as you learn how to wrestle within an environment with slow pace and only allows you to rely on your physical strength.

But of course, who could ever forget about the kind of comfort and relaxation that a pool can give to wrestlers after a long day of training? Even more so, there’s the warm sun that shines its vitamins down on them to boost their energies like no other and the pool’s very own beach-like ambience for a cooler effect despite the heat of the weather especially outdoors.

And thus, it’s only right for you to consider wrestling in a pool…

You also see, doing so will not just help fuel your nerves in time for – let’s say – a national competition. Wrestling in a pool will also help increase your lithe adapting capabilities in whatever situation you may find yourself during the given competition as you learn how to wrestle within an environment with limited space and only allows you to rely on your mental strength.

And of course, who could ever forget about the kind of security and rejuvenation that a pool can offer to wrestlers after a long day of training? Even more so, there’s the cool air that blows its minerals up on them to boost their immunities like never before and the pool’s very own mountain-like atmosphere for a warmer effect despite the cold of the weather even indoors.

And these, ladies and gentlemen, are the benefits of wrestling in a pool…

How about you?

Do you know any other benefits of wrestling in a pool? Let us know in the comments section below!