Posted On:9/24/2012 5:09pm
Style: Short Fist Boxing
I've always found Sumo interesting ..but I find too many of the matches are just pushing contests. I appreciate it more when a good throw is executed..that Czech guy was pretty damn good.
Thanks for posting that up.
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Posted On:5/08/2013 10:16am
Style: BSL; Sanda; Kendo
Originally Posted by Ming Loyalist
he's my favorite sumo to watch these days. remember, kids, sumo is streamed live on the net http://sumo.goo.ne.jp/hon_basho/torikumi/eizo_haishin/
Thanks for the link, Ming Loyalist. I couldn't find a Sumo live stream anywhere.
As for the statue, I've been wondering about how old Shuai Jiao and many other wrestling forms really are. Dudes claiming that Shaolin is the birthplace of martial arts usually don't think about that.
Posted On:5/11/2013 3:16am
Style: wing chun
Looks a lot like kuresh, a national sport in Bashkortostan and Tartarstan. I guess that would make sense considering the Mongol invasion.
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Posted On:6/23/2013 8:24am
Style: Ba Zheng Dao Quan
Originally Posted by Jack Rusher
I think it's a fairly stylized representation of one of the ancestors of shuai jiao, either jiǎolì or shǒubó, the latter of which is related to Japanese sumo. Speaking of which, I've been meaning to post this video of Takanoyama Shuntaro (a Czech judoka called Pavel Bojar) competing in sumo versus much larger opponents:
It's some of the best competitive push hands I've ever seen, even though Mr Bojar has no CMA background.
This is great. Thanks for the find, Jack.
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