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    Very well organized activity. It combines a good lunch with an explanation about sumo and also the possibility of interacting in the ring, in a fun way, with two real sumo wrestlers. First we have lunch, the menu is fixed and the same for everyone, without pretensions but all good. In the center of the room there is a sumo ring. As soon as lunch is over, two wrestlers enter the ring and show how they train, what the rules of sumo are and then simulate a match. In the end anyone who wants can "challenge them"
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  • Free cancellation up to 8 days before
  • Free cancellation up to 8 days before

Don't miss this unique opportunity for a first-hand experience of Japan's national sport - participate in a sumo wrestler performance and enjoy a tasty lunch. You'll get to try your hand at fighting!

Don't miss this unique opportunity for a first-hand experience of Japan's national sport - participate in a sumo wrestler performance and enjoy a tasty lunch. You'll get to try your hand at fighting!

Sumo Fighting Experience

At the indicated time, we'll meet at the Yokozuna Tonkatsu Dosukoi Tanaka centre, where we'll take part in a sumo wrestlers' training while we tell you all about this typical Japanese combat.

Sumo is the national sport of Japan, and it involves numerous traditional rituals both before and after the wrestling itself. Learn about the history, movements, training, and tournament, and add a unique experience to your trip to Japan.

You'll learn about the strict routine that the wrestlers must stick to, and get to understand the practices to follow during the training sessions. You'll even learn some basic moves and get to test them out against one of the teachers.

Attending and participating in a sumo training session is the perfect opportunity to learn about the rituals and costumes of Japan's national sport and to admire the daily sacrifices of those who practice it.

After attending the training, we'll head to the restaurant attached to the centre to enjoy an authentic Chanko Nabe lunch. This typical sumo wrestler's meal consists of a hearty stew including rice, meat or fish, potatoes, and vegetables.

We'll finish the activity at the restaurant after 2 hours of experience.

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2 hours.


Performance by former sumo wrestlers

English–speaking tour escort

Typical sumo wrestler lunch

When to book?

You can book up until 48 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

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Wheelchair accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation.


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H.I.S. Co., Ltd. Show more

Corporate name: H.I.S. Co., Ltd.

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Free! Free cancellation up to 8 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel 3 days before the day of the activity, we will refund you 50%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

3-chōme-1-11 Tatekawa

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