[sumo] Next Hawaiian Sumotori?

Doreen Simmons jz8d-smmn at asahi-net.or.jp
Thu Jun 14 20:53:41 EDT 2007


On 2007/06/14, at 1:02, Jezz wrote:
>> From the article....
> "Under current rules for recruiting, foreign prospects must spend an
> unspecified time learning about Japanese language, culture and sumo
> life before they can officially be enrolled in a stable."
>
> Is this 'official'?  And what could 'unspecified' mean in this 
> context?!?
>

It means that some people learn faster than others, Jezz, so they don't 
want to set a time. From what I heard, however, the 'test' is pretty 
basic.



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