A Foreigner Sumo Wrestling in Japan – Guest Post

I was a Shindeshi:A Foreigner’s Chance at a Japanese Sport     Sumo (相撲: sumou), I have been familiar with the sport for a while now, because of my interest in Japanese culture, but I never really imagained that I would throw on a mawashi (廻し: a thick waisted loin cloth), be thrown into the dohyou (土俵: the ring made from clay and sand for sumo bouts), and do well!   Firstly, I am currently an ALT with the JET Program working for the Board of Education in Katagami City, Akita Prefecture, Japan. I am really greatful to be working … Continue reading A Foreigner Sumo Wrestling in Japan – Guest Post Read More…