What do you say before a thumb war?
The sport is most often initiated with each the avid gamers uttering the rhyme “One, two, three, four, I declare a thumb war”, passing their thumbs over every other in time with this rhyme. The rhyme is on occasion prolonged with “Five, six, seven, eight, try to keep your thumb straight.” or “Five, six, seven, eight.
What are the rules to thumb wrestling?
Lay your thumb on top of your closed fist. Then each player taps their thumb on alternating sides of their fists while reciting, “1, 2, 3, 4, we declare a thumb war, 5, 6, 7, 8, try to stay your thumbs immediately.” Go in for the attack, trying to pin your opponent’s thumb under yours. Watch your opponent’s moves closely.
Is Thumb wrestling a sport?
But as well as being a popular children’s games, Thumb Wrestling (also known as Thumb War) is an actual sport with official rules and even a world championship. These championships are an annual event and are held at the mecca of Thumb Wrestling, Beccles in Somerset, UK.
Where is the thumb wrestling championship held?
BECCLES, England (Reuters) — Digits at the ready – a public house in eastern England played host to the annual World Thumb Wrestling Championships on Saturday (July 27). The unusual sport is played in rounds at the Lock’s Inn pub in Beccles, Suffolk, on a wooden board that resembles a small wrestling ring.