There are different weapons ( both wooden and metal) used in Kalaripayattu training. The usage of weapons are trained during the advance phases of Kalaripayattu training. Some of the weapons commonly used in Kalaripayattu are:
Its whip like flexible sword. Both the sides of the blade has sharp edges making it a lethal weapon.
A short sword with double edges
Kuntham means spear in Malayalam. Normally it will be having a wodden handle and sharp metal edge at one end
Kathi means knife. The fighter may have knife in one hand or both hands. The when someone fights with the Knife, a cloth is used as the weapon for blocking.
An S shaped sharp wooden staff. It will have sharp edge at one end.
Vadi means stick in Malayalam. Sticks of different length will be used in Kalaripayattu.
Neduvadi ( long stick) of bamboo usually 2 meters long
Kuru vadi is a small stick. It is usually muchan ( three hands span) long
Kattara is a dagger. Normally the length will be six angulam ( length of finger)
Gaddah is a mace. Usually made of wood
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