martial arts

The Malabar Male

Ullekh NP

The truth about northern Kerala’s homoeroticism

Marxism and Martial Arts

The death of fear in Malabar

Kalari and I

Tired of the silk and jewellery of Bharatanatyam, Gitanjali Kolanad discovered the martial art Kalaripayat in her thirties, a little late in life. Yet, once in the pit, soaked in sweat, she found herself absorbed by it. And years later, when a man groped her, she had the retributive satisfaction of landing a blow at a perfect marma point

Revival of the Fittest

Bored with your morning jogs and routine aerobics? Check out the latest craze of fitness enthusiasts—ancient martial arts that have kicked in afresh


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