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Buck 10-24-2009 02:57 PM

Glima and Sumo Cousins?
 
Icelandic Glima is very very sumo looking, who says principles aren't universial! Or the Viking were in Japan. :D

http://www.viking.no/e/life/sports/ewrestle.htm
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_haS_FaTekE

Enjoy! :)

Lorel Latorilla 10-25-2009 09:26 AM

Re: Glima and Sumo Cousins?
 
No.

Buck 10-25-2009 10:03 AM

Re: Glima and Sumo Cousins?
 
Your opinion, you are entitled to it.

Demetrio Cereijo 10-25-2009 12:02 PM

Re: Glima and Sumo Cousins?
 
:rolleyes:

Yes, the vikings were in Japan, and in Mongolia and Korea too. Here is why there is mongolian wrestling, japanese Sumo, korean Ssirum and flying kicks in TKD, the latter developed to face vikings riding Shetland ponies ....

Your question solved, end of thread.

:D :D :D :D :D :D :D

Jeremy Hulley 10-25-2009 12:38 PM

Re: Glima and Sumo Cousins?
 
I'll bite..
The power generation and movement in sumo is different. Glima is way more upright..more judo ish...

Buck 10-25-2009 03:32 PM

Re: Glima and Sumo Cousins?
 
Jeremy,

Good point. I think your response is a good one, and says alot. :)


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