Kalaripayattu is an ancient Martial Art that originated in Kerala, India. It is thought to be the oldest Martial Art in the world and the predecessor of all Martial Arts. The Martial Art is comprehensive in its practices and focuses on a wide range of disciplines including hand to hand combat, weaponry and even medicinal practices. Practitioners of Kalaripayattu practice the Martial Art as a way of life, assimilating values such as compassion, discipline and respect.
Krav Maga is a hybrid Martial Art that is rooted in self-defence and combat. It was developed for the Israeli Defence Forces and the Israeli Security Forces as a form of military hand-to-hand combat. This fighting system combines techniques and principles from many popular striking and grappling Martial Arts.
An effective and brutal striking Martial Art, Muay Thai is the national sport of Thailand and has gained popularity and prominence due to its extensive use in Mixed Martial Arts - MMA. Muay Thai is also known as the art of eight limbs, attributed to its use of the fist, feet, knees and elbows. The entire body is seen as a weapon and knock outs are commonly witnessed in these contests.