Naban (Myanmar)

Name of sport (game)

Naban

Name in native language

Burmese: နပန်း

Place of practice (continent, state, nation)

Naban is especially popular among the Himalayan tribes. The Chin and Kachin people are both known for their skilled wrestlers.

History

Description

Originally based on Indian wrestling, it is practiced primarily in rural areas. Techniques include joint locks, strikes to pressure points, and chokeholds. Any part of the opponent's body is a legal target.

Current status

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