The Battle Huggers vs. the Pusher Thrusters. How sumo has changed over the last few decades and why. There's a LOT of variety in these styles of sumo and nothing is as simple as it seems.
Some kimarite evolved from judo and others are more like swift reactions to what's happening on the clay. We discuss techniques as well as who is really good at certain techniques.
"The yorikiri... the ubiquitous battle hug."
"Oshi sumo... if you're good at it, you can obliterate people with it."
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