Stages Of Kalaripayattu
The complete Kalaripayattu training is classified into four stages based on the usage and various exercises involved.
MEITHARI (Physical Exercises)
Meithari is the foundation to develop skills that are necessary for advanced Kalari training. it is popularly known as Meippayattu which aims at giving a dual benefit of defensive mechanism and physical strength. Thus, this sequence is referred to as physical discipline. Where the fight is with one’s own body to develop positive traits like control of the body, developing balance, sense of direction, agility, speed, alertness