The testing occurs six times a year front of formal tournaments to provide new recruitment are fit quite to take the exhausting learning.
The recent period down there were no applicants was in 2007, but the quantity of youthful men concerned in take up the kind of sports has been shrinking for year.
Sumo wrestling Wizard Dewanoumi, who rest the Nagoya Great Sumo wrestling Competition, that begins on Jul 8, says how the astounding absence of recruitment “must be synchronization.”
“All Oyakata (sumo wrestling steady masters) are work difficult on reconnaissance. It is probable how applicants who designed to use the period would include selected some time of year,” he told.
Dewanoumi as well plant on recruitment, and says how “it is not an lightweight work,” partially due to the declining quantity of family in Japan.
In latter year, more than rather than 80 rookies include attached for the recruiting screen trial. So far the year, 64 boys include attached. Recruiting numbers are characteristically really low in Jun in Nagoya, he told.
Wherever are the promising sumos?
Creature a sumo wrestling fighter conducted an huge sum of learning, lot of that must get location while a man is youthful.
The JSA now mandates how applicants must include finished mandatory formation up chasing sumo wrestling, but they must not be older rather than 23 year of year.
In less family creature unborn in Japan every year, down there is just a less swimming pool to drag capacity sumo wrestling champions of.
The absence of applications is a risk to the kind of sports that dates behind to Japan’s Edo time. In latter year, its repute has as well been corrupt by a episode of scandals, potential erosion its fan base.
Junior generations are already less than concerned rather than their older peer pressure in the kind of sports, maybe partially explainable by a collision of old and new public values.