‘Kalarippayattu- The martial art form of Kerala’

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The basic concept of kalarippayattu training is to achieve confidence physically and mentally. Training starts with sequences of body exercises which help to attain flexibility and stamina. Continues and regular practice is essential for beginners and so passion towards this martial art and hard work is must. Meypayattu – a sequence involved with stretching, turning and jumps, which are all works under MEYTHARI.
After attaining desirable physical fitness, student is introduced to the techniques of handling weapons. Different types of sharp as well as blunt weapons are used for training which gives the knowledge – target areas of attack. Balance and stability of body helps in defense and attack with utmost controlled delivery of energy. Training by wooden weapons are included in KOLTHARI and sharp weapons are included under ANGATHARI.
Training on bare hand attacks and defense concentrated mainly on MARMAS/vital points of human body. Because of its potency is high, the student has to be raised mentally to a stable position, for right decision at right time. Spiritual aspects of kalari play a unique role in molding the mental health and thoughts of a student, to give priority to protection rather than attack. Yoga and meditation is closely linked with this latter part of kalaripayattu training to upgrade a student to a master. Kalari-master/Gurukkal is not merely a teacher of martial art but also admissible and respected by the society for his healing power and positive energy.
Trainings provided
Regular Training:
Regular classes – Morning 6:00 am to 8:00 am (Monday – Friday)
Special classes for Children – Morning 6:00 am to 8:00 am (Saturday & Sunday)
Special Classes for Theatre Students:
– Basic Level of Training: 2 months of training will cover the basic of Meythari, which improve body kinetics and is useful for dancers and theatre people.
– Advanced training is always depends on the proficiency in Meythari.
Special Classes for Foreigners:
– Evening Classes will be arranged if requested for special attention, but progressive studies will always depend on the proficiency and flexibility of the student.
Performances & Workshop: – Performance can be arranged for a group of 25 members in Kalari premises by one week time of prior booking.
– Performances and workshop outside kalari can be conducted on two weeks notification for the arrangements of performing team. Travelling expenses, food and accommodation should be arranged by the organizers.
Duration of Performance: BASIC: 45 minutes
ADVANCED: 1hour
 
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