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kalaripayattu presented by Ranjan Mullaratt
 

Kalaripayattu training - Starting new batch...

 

Kalari
Academy of Performing Arts Bangalore.

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Kalaripayattu - The Orient's treasure trove, a gift to the modern world and the mother of all martial arts. Legend traces the 3000-year-old art form to Sage Parasurama- the master of all martial art forms and credited to be the re-claimer of Kerala from the Arabian Sea. Kalaripayattu originated in ancient South India. Kung- fu, popularized by the monks of the Shoaling Temple traces its ancestry to Bodhi Dharma - an Indian Buddhist monk and Kalaripayattu master.


Crafted in ancient South India drawing inspiration from the raw power and sinuous strength of the majestic animal forms - Lion, Tiger, Elephant, Wild Boar, Snake, and Crocodile ........ Kalaripayattu laid down the combat code of the Cholas, the Cheras and the Pandyas. Shrouded in deep mystery and mists of secrecy Kalaripayattu was taught by the masters in total isolation, away from prying eyes.


Following the collapse of the princely states and the advent of free India - Kalaripayattu has lost its significance as a mortal combat code. In a Phoenix-like resurrection, Kalaripayattu is today emerging in a new avatar - an ancient art form - a source of inspiration for self-expression in dance forms - both traditional and contemporary, in theatre, in fitness and in movies too.

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  Approved by WKF and KFI    
 

 

 
  The main objective of W.K.F. is not only to make Kalaripayattu in to self-defense martial arts discipline, but also to make it counted in major International Games in the Universe.
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The world Kalaripayattu Federation was recognize as six event with 3 age category (Sub-Junior, Junior & Senior) in the International level Kalaripayattu sports championship/games event viz. Verumkai (Empty Hand Fight) each weight category, Sword & Shield Fight (Team Performance Event), Stick Fight (Team Performance Event) & Sword Techniques (Individual Performance Event).