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IHS Students Stand out at the Kalaripayattu Championships

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The Tamilnadu State Level Kalaripayattu Championship was held in Coimbatore on 13 July 2014. Conducted by the Tamilnadu Kalaripayattu Association, a subsidiary body​ of the Indian Kalarippayattu Federation, the championship drew around 200 participants from 6 districts.

From Isha Home School, 12 students participated in the championship. The team participated in Kaipporu (hand wrestling), Maippaittu (body movements), Chavutti Pongal (high kick), and Chuvadukal (footwork). The Isha Home School students won 8 gold, 8 silver and 2 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!