Do you know "sumo"?
(Here is the introduction of sumo)
Sumo is a Japanese national sport which is popular in Asia and many countries. This time, I would like to introduce the Rikishi of sumo.
"What is Rikishi?
Rikishi refers to the person who play sumo.
The Rikishi belong to sumo club,
where they can train their skills through practice.
In addition to the name of Rikishi,
they are also called ""Sumuutori"" and ""Osumusann"" in Japanese.
・The sacred power of Rikishi Rikishi has another name -"Shikona", meaning a special divine power, which is a special existence. The so-called Shiko (refer to raising one foot and treading on the ground) is considered to be an act of removing filth and evil, which is said to bring grain to the trampled land and eliminate illness and disaster. In addition, if a baby holds a Rikishi, it is said that such baby will grow up healthily.
・What is the rankings? The Japan Sumo Association has established sumo classes. Their class table is called sumo rankings. According to the rankings of Rikishi to determine their class, that is, the position. That most top Rikishi is called Yokozuna, who will be respected most.
・"Yokozuna", the highest peak of all Rikishi The Yokozuna is the highest title in the class table, which represents the existence of all Rikishi and is regarded as proof of being possessed by God. For such reason, Yokozuna is obliged to enter the sumo stable, unless he is ill or injured.
・Something worn by a Rikishi When wrestling The Rikishi should wear loincloths to fight. Their feet should be barefoot and the upper body should be naked.
Furthermore, their hair will be tied up in different shapes according to their grades.
・Clothes worn except for competition and rehearsal All of Rikishi should wear kimonos. The Rikishi with high rank should wear kimonos and clogs with patterns.
・Foreign Rikishi The Japan Sumo Association has many foreign Rikishi. They mainly come from Mongolia, Hawaii, Bulgaria and other countries. From this point we can see that sumo is very popular overseas.
"What do you think?
This time we talked about Rikishi.
The profundity of sumo can not be finished only this time.
See you next time.
(Reference website: wikipedia)"
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