Simhapandhithirummu is utilised to improve the strength and capabilities of joints of both hands and legs and also to improve the speed of movements and perfection related to simha thanjam or lion posture of senior kalaripayattu students. As we know lion is one of the strongest animals in forest and it has very strong hands and legs. It can utilise its attacking capabilities of hands and legs in any circumstances within a fraction of a second. Moreover it has ability to stay and fight in various attacking postures utilising it's strong hands and legs. That is why lion can easily attack and defeat various animals even four times bigger than itself. Such amazing attacking capabilities, strength, courage and speed of a lion is developed in kalaripayattu students utilising simhavadivu or lion posture and associated movements of it. There are more than 56 various forward, backward and stance shifting movements are included associated with the simhavadivu of Kalaripayattu. Mostly these are utilised in weapon training sessions of kalaripayattu. Simhavadivu is used connected with some other animal postures while practicing verumkai murakal or bare handed fighting tactics of kalaripayattu. This massage therapy segment is provided for the dedicated students who have been practicing kalaripayattu atleast 4 hours daily for 9 years in gurukul mode of training. We can find a noticable difference in these students in their strength, stability and performance level as compared to other people of same age. Moreover they can possess extra ordinary immunity against diseases and extended youthfulness. The purpose of this video is to preserve this precious knowledge from extinction.