IHS BLOG

IHS Students Excel at the Recent Kalaripayattu Tournament

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IHS kalaripayattu students bagged 14 medals in a sports event organized by LOOP (Live On Potential) in association with KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology, Arasur.

The event, which took place on the 18th and 19th of April, was inaugurated by Omkar Singh, a Commonwealth gold medalist in shooting and an Arjuna Awardee. Over 6,000 students participated in about 25 sports events.

From Isha Home School, six students participated in the kalaripayattu event, which consisted of individual and team events. Individual events included Vaal Vali (sword wielding), Meipayattu (body movements), Chavutti Pongal (high kick), and Chuvadukal (footwork). Among the team events, students participated in Vadipayattu (stick fight) and Vaalpayattu (sword fight).

The Isha Home School students won 9 gold, 4 silver and 1 bronze medals in the junior (14-18 years) and sub-junior (under-14) categories. The students were accompanied by their trainer Nikhil.

 

Congratulations to the Kalari teachers and the students for their wonderful performance!