Kalaripayatt is the ancient martial art of Kerala, which has been practiced for centuries. It has it’s own style and peculiarities according to the culture, geographical and historical background of Kerala. There is no other ancient martial art in the country to compete with this system and the techniques complied (accomplished) by the great Gurus of ancient India. ‘Kalari’ means the place/Arena where Kalaripayatt is being practiced. ‘KALARI’ the word coming from Sanskrit language. It is “Khaloorika”.
Situated very close to the town, Vallabhatta Kalari is one of the most visited ancient martial centers. It is a great place to learn a different form of martial arts which dates back many centuries and is a delight to watch.