Mr. Shinto Mathew is the Founder of the organization – Kalari Kendram Delhi, the first-ever traditional Kalaripayattu temple in Northern India functioning in Delhi-NCR.
He is a professional Kalaripayattu master and has completed his training in Kalaripayattu under Shri K.K. Vijayan Gurukkal, Calicut, Kerala, and has practiced both, northern and southern distinctive styles of this martial art.
He also has presented Kalaripayattu on various national and international platforms in countries like the United States of America, Israel, China, Indonesia, South Korea, and Palestine.
Currently, the organization offers daily Kalaripayattu classes and informal training to the enrolled students. Alongside this, he is also running a Kalari Marma Chikitsa which is an ancient indigenous system of musculoskeletal treatments based on the traditional science of Ayurveda.
He conducts Kalaripayattu workshops for schools, government organizations, international embassies, and cultural centers, and various performing arts institutions.