is the ancient martial art of the State. Thalassery is the threshold of
the Kalari Payattu. It is considered as the forerunner of Karate & Kung-fu.
The Kalari is treated as the temple of learning. Age old traditions and
customs are still practiced inside the Kalari religiously till today.The
Gurukkal system consists of rigorous physical training besides training
in self discipline. The weapons used were the sword, Dagger, Shield, short
sticks, spears etc. The co-ordination of the body and mind is given maximum
importance in this art.
Kalarichikitsa is a special type Physiotherapic treatment
for diseases as well as for toning up the body is given by the Gurukkal
(Trainer) to the students.
Uzhichill is a form of massage done using specially medicated oils
to make the body flexible and muscular texture and to stimulate blood
circulation to maintain good health.
Marmachikitsa treatment is practiced only by
a professional and this is used for treating the injuries caused on vital
organs of the human body which may be even fatal.