Thats according to organizer Graham Walker, who says theres been a resurgence in rocks on the RPS circuit recently making him believe this is the year of rock.
The new trend is especially surprising, Walker says, since veteran players have always considered that rock is for rookies.
Besides rocks being throwing down more often at the Ro Sham Bo championship, Walker says the 500 players scheduled to compete for the $7,500 first prize will use a variety of mind tricks to throw off their opponent.
For instance, some will use the avalanche method and throw rock after rock; others tell their opponent what theyre going to throw down; and some will try to verbally dominate their opponent, meaning theyll talk trash to get in their head.
While the verbal boxing matches never turn into a physical fight, Walker admits it gets pretty intense.
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