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HappySumo

American amateur new to sumo and the forum

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Hello. I'm an American who got really into sumo during the pandemic and decided to attempt amateur sumo.

I'm currently 37, 6'and about 270 lbs so just sneak into heavyweights which is where I want to be. I think it's a shame we have weight classes but that's the rules. 

Yesterday I hit a new high in shiko doing 6 sets of 15 reps. So I have a way to go. 

I have experience as a lineman in American football and limited martial arts training. I am attempting to learn more grappling skills. 

I sometimes make funny sumo videos and by sometimes I mean after one tournament. 

I might do some for this tournament as well but have been busy exercising.

 

 

 

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