martial arts

Girl students in Karnataka's post-matric hostels to undergo martial arts training

Under the programme, there will be spending Rs 4,000 per month for trainers and Rs 1,36,000 as cost of training and uniforms for 100 students and Rs 68,000 for the hostels with 50 students.

published on : 29th December 2021

More kids should take up martial arts: Vijayawada DCP

Students from various age groups and SHE teams of the academy participated in the championship and performed Kung Fu and Tai Chi. 

published on : 11th October 2021

'The lone warrior': A Guinness World Record holder's love for Kalaripayattu

A "Kalari Gurukkal" since the age of 18, Harikrishnan G has mentored over 1,600 students from all ages and tribes -- from seven-year-old Achu to Vijayaraghavan Nair, a sexagenarian...

published on : 10th October 2021

Facing the real world with Silambam confidence

Today both the sisters, Varshita (18) and Akhila (14), are experts in Silambam, a traditional martial art form of south India, and have won several tournaments.

published on : 3rd October 2021

The Kalari kid: This 10-year-old Kerala boy is ruling the internet with his kicks and spins!

Meet 10-year-old Neelakandan Nair, who is now the internet’s favourite for his swift Kalarippayattu moves

published on : 2nd October 2021

Self-defence classes for women in Vijayawada from September 19

The training will reportedly equip women with basic techniques for fending off attackers and molesters.

published on : 13th September 2021

Several martial arts masters felicitated

Several masters and grandmasters of martial arts from various academies were felicitated on the occasion. 

published on : 6th September 2021

Kerala lockdown a punch below the belt for martial art teachers

When things were getting better, the second wave arrived, pinning down the martial art masters. Can self defence be taught online - there was only one way to find out...

published on : 13th August 2021

Andhra Pradesh: More and more girls evince interest in learning martial arts

Taekwondo has become the most sought after martial art as it is included for sports quota in education and employment, besides figuring in Olympics.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Martial arts trained woman catches molester in Assam, hands him over to police

A video of the woman, who is trained in martial arts, accosting the accused and forcing him to reveal his name has been widely circulated on social media.

published on : 31st July 2021

Kadapa youth passes on life skills

Inspired by heroes of Ramayana and Mahabharata, Udaya Kumar teaches archery, martial arts to schoolkids to help them improve their concentration, personality 

published on : 27th June 2021

18 killed, 16 injured in fire at China martial arts school

While the fire had been extinguished and authorities were investigating the cause of the blaze, there were 34 boarding students on the premises when the fire broke out.

published on : 25th June 2021

With hijab around her head, this Kerala Muslim girl has conquered Kalaripayattu

When Arifa Kodiyil, a Muslim woman started learning Kalaripayattu at the age of five, it raised many eyebrows. Now, the five-time-national champion is an example to strong women who fight their ground

published on : 29th May 2021

Olympic champ Sohrab Moradi breaks 18-year-old world record

Moradi broke the longest standing world record in the sport to win gold at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.

published on : 24th September 2017