'killer instinct' Tag

  • Hatsu basho: Kisenosato finally breaks through

    February 7, 2017

    It feels appropriate to bring the relief of closure to a topic that I’ve referenced in recent pieces: the fate of Japanese sumo rikishi Kisenosato. In Goeido’s perfect sumo tournament: when talent and consistency converge and Sumo in Kyushu: the lesson of killer instinct, I drew some broader lessons about the qualities of diligent work […]

  • Sumo in Kyushu: the lesson of killer instinct

    November 26, 2016

    Yokozuna Kakuryu clinched the sumo year’s final Emperor Cup tournament in Fukuoka today. Despite high hopes that previous winner ozeki Goeido could pull off a repeat and thus secure his promotion to yokozuna (grand champion), this November championship sizzled in other, unexpected ways. Just as Goeido’s championship last time highlighted the importance of consistency for […]

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