Martial Arts

Kalaripayattu

Kalaripayattu is an ancient Indian martial art that originated in the southern state of Kerala. It is considered one of the oldest fighting systems in existence and is known for its diverse range of combat techniques, including strikes, kicks, grappling, and weaponry. In Kalaripayattu, practitioners, known as “Kalari warriors,” learn a variety of techniques for self-defense and combat. These techniques encompass armed and unarmed combat, and the art places a strong emphasis on flexibility, agility, and precision, making it a comprehensive and effective martial system.

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Also known as
Kalari, Kalari Payat
Country of Origin
India
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Kalaripayattu Institutes in India

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