Don't miss this unique opportunity for a first-hand experience of Japan's national sport - watch professional sumo wrestlers at their morning training session!
Watch Sumo Demonstration
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. For example, you must remain seated during the practice session as a sign of respect and admiration.
The many different techniques of this ancient sport will be revealed to you as you attend this session; you'll observe how the youngest wrestlers prepare food for their elders, who follow a specific diet to gain weight.
Attending 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. Then, after the performance, you can take pictures with the former wrestlers.
The minimum age to take part in this activity is 3 years old.
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.
Per personUS$ 91.60
* A reservation for one person will include a supplement.
Watch sumo wrestling demonstration.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?
A - this activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.