Talk:Senegalese wrestling

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Senegalese wrestling
A Senegalese wrestling match between Mame Balla and Pape Mor Lô during the World African Wrestling world tour in Paris Bercy. This type of folk wrestling is traditionally practiced by the Serer people of Senegal and part of the larger West African form of traditional wrestling, the only such tradition to allow blows with the hands. In this form of wrestling, fighters attempt to throw their opponents to the ground by lifting them up and over, usually outside a given area.

Originating as a preparatory exercise among Serer warriors, this form of wrestling is known as njom in Serer; the term is from the Serer principle of Jom and means heart or honor. The sport is a national sport in Senegal and parts of The Gambia.Photograph: Pierre-Yves Beaudouin


Citations[edit]

This article is lacking many citations, specifically the sections "Training" and "Goals" make claims without including any references or links. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Cambrose17 (talkcontribs) 15:40, 3 December 2018 (UTC) <Cambrose17 (talk) 15:44, 3 December 2018 (UTC)>Cambrose17 (talk) 15:46, 3 December 2018 (UTC)

Media[edit]

This section needs to be filled with information actually about Senegalese wrestling events and wrestlers. It should not only be about a BBC documentary. This is a great place to include contemporary information and the results of events. It should probably also include the names and accomplishments of recent champions and how they were covered in the news. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Cambrose17 (talkcontribs) 15:42, 3 December 2018 (UTC) <Cambrose17 (talk) 15:44, 3 December 2018 (UTC)>Cambrose17 (talk) 15:46, 3 December 2018 (UTC)