English: 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 state situated in South Western India. The traditional training of Kalarippayattu is always done inside the Kalari (literally, "threshing floor" or "battlefield"), which is a specially constructed practice area. Payirchi or Payattu means "exercise in arms or practice".
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