HIS SUMO CAREER
Takeshi Amitani started his Sumo career when he was 9-year old. He practiced for 3 years at "Tottori Johoku high school" sumo team with "Terunofuji" and "Ichinojo" professional sumo wrestlers. Also practiced for 4 years at "Nihon University" sumo team with "Endo" and "Ishiura" professional sumo wrestlers. Both schools are well known as the sumo team at high school and university level. While he was a student in Japan, He got 5-time Japanese national title. After He moved to Los Angeles, He got US Sumo Open title 2 times. In 2020, He moved back to Japan, however, He still keep competing at tournaments.
AS A COACH
While he was staying in the US, He was a coach at Sumo club in Los Angeles. More than 300 people trained with him, and some of them are United States National Champions. He was also an Official coach for United States National Sumo team for 2018 & 2019.
5-time Japanese National Champion
2-time US Sumo Open Champion
Official Coach for USA national sumo team 2018 & 2019.