i. Lathi khela:
a. Popular martial art in North India.
b. Metal tipped –to ward off the enemy through various wielding techniques, steps and posturing.
c. The wielder of the lathi is known as a lethal or lathial.
a. Literally Bamboo fight
b. Practised with Bamboo sticks
c. Later with steel swords and shields
d. Bamboo staff used is usually 5 feet in length and is swirled while attacking the enemy.
e. It is one of kind of training in javelin or spear fighting.
a. Short sticks roughly of two-palm length.
b. Accompaniment of drums and music
c. Each stroke is aimed at particular varnam or vital points of the human body