Sumo Sport & Tradition

The Sport and The Tradition
Author(s): J.A. Sargeant
Original Publish Date: Jun 05, 2012
Product Number: EB00643570
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781462904228
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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This lighthearted guide to Japanese sumo is a great introduction to the sport for westerners. Author J.A. Sargeant, sports editor for the English-language, Asahi Evening News, realized that there were many foreigners who would enjoy Sumo more if they knew more of the essential facts about it. Utilizing his knowledge and first-hand information on the sport, he produced this sumo book to meet this need. Written in the humorous, easy-to-read fashion with which the many readers of his sports column will be pleasantly familiar. Mr. Sargeant has also given us a picture of the excitement of the sport, as well as technical aspects that are apt to escape the uninitiated eye.