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I love to watch sumo. It's just so cool. :cool: The culture, techniques ect. I was just wondering if it has any popularity in the U.S. And if so are there any schools i would really like to know. thanks. :)
It has a relatively small following. I'd check out http://www.sumoforum.net.
Mr. Craik provides a great resource, and if you're interested in more, here are some possible avenues. The first one is from the Japan Times' page on Sumo, which is a great primer (check out their link on the kimarite):
Then there's the Nihon Sumo Kyokai itself, which is the governing body of the art/sport:
There's also Sumo Fan Magazine, which has a section on amateur Sumo, as well as some great interviews:
If you're interested in learning more, a couple of books to check out are:
Best of luck,
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