Kolthari is the fourth phase and is consisted of kettukaripayattu, Muchaan payattu, otah payattu, pondhi payattu, chottichaanpayattu, erattavadi payattu and perundhallupayattu, in these fighting techniques either cane or wood crafted weapons are used. There are fighting Combinations for each weapon specially designed by Kalari masters either in 12 or 18 numbers. A few of them had only 6 combinations. It s all round practice will increase the efficiency of a Kalari student to attain qualification for the next level of training which is angathari. Anybody can notice that a practitioner of kolthari can attain special qualities from each & every stage of kolthari training.
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