Sumo for Mixed Martial Arts: Winning Clinches, Takedowns, & Tactics.
Sumo For Mixed Martial Arts: Winning Clinches, Takedowns, & Tactics.
This innovative book demonstrates how the study of sumo wrestling techniques can benefit practitioners of modern mixed martial arts (MMA), as well as other grappling arts. Sumo, Japan's ancient martial art, has its own particular variations of MMA-style body locks, throws, and trips, among other techniques.--Publisher.
This English language book was written by Andrew Zerling. YMAA Publication Center.
"Andrew Zerling has done us all a service by taking what has been commonly regarded as a compartmentalized martial sport, sumo, and allowing us a peek inside its history and principles and giving us the opportunity to see how rich this vein of information can be to inform the modern incarnation of MMA."--Mark Hatmaker, Best-selling author of thirteen titles including the No Holds Barred Fighting series
This paperback has 163 pages. It was originally published November, 2016. It is 9.3" high by 7.2" wide.