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Sumo Terms

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Are you mystified by Sumo Wrestling?

Never be wondering again what the commentators are talking about! Sumo Terms has it all… a reference list of commonly (and not so commonly) used terms to describe everything to do with the exciting ancient sport of Sumo.

Simply select the phrase you're unsure about and a complete definition is supplied.


* General Terminology about the sport
* Definitions of people and places

* Basic Techniques
* Throwing Techniques
* Leg Tripping Techniques
* Twist Down Techniques
* Backwards body drop Techniques
* Special Techniques
* Non-Techniques

Best of all, each term has its Japanese equivalent shown alongside!

Useful for:

* Amazing friends with sumo trivia
* Looking up phrases to see who's right
* Seeding your conversation with expert sumo knowledge at the local basho

* No internet connection required

Endless fun!