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09/23/2013

Grand Sumo at Ryogoku kokugikan in Tokyo Japan ABOUT SHIKO

Sumo wrestlers often do these movements.

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Wrestlers open their legs and put their hands around their knees and lift up their leg, then stamp the ground with their feet strongly.

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A series of these movements is called SHIKO.

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Sumo is a part of a Shinto ritual.

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Shiko is done for purifying the area and pouring gods' energy into the land.

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In addition, Shiko is regarded as a basic training for Sumo wrestlers.

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It doesn't look so hard, but actually the movements are very tough.

It helps strengthen the lower half of your body, if you keep on doing this exercise regularly.

photo: September 2013

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