"Kalarippayatu" is a great and ancient physical, cultural and martial art of India. Originating over 2000 years ago Kalarippayatu is the oldest martial art taught today. It aims at providing the art, perfect control over his body balance, stamina and speed, and an ability of the body to react instinctively to the senses. There is worldwide increasing interest in this Mother of All Martial Arts. This was adopted by the Chinese eventually Kalaripayattu, Martial Art, Indian Style
Indian Martial Arts - Kalari or Kalarippayattu is the only form of the most ancient traditional systems of physical, culture, self-defence and martial techniques still in existence. It had its origin in Kerala, the tiny state situated South West of India. The traditional training of Kalarippayattu, a martial art of Kerala states in south India, is always done inside the Kalari (literally, threshing floor or battlefield), which is a specially constructed practice area.