Kadathanadan Kalari Sangam
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Kadathanadan Kalari Sangam was established on 1949 at Vadakara, Kerala. The sangam was established by Sri V. Sreenivasan Gurukkal, Raghavan Gurukkal, Dhamu Gurukkal, Valappil Karunan Gurukkal.
V.Sreenivasan Gurukkal reached in Wayanad in the year of 1962. He started Kadathanadan kalari sangam various areas in Wayanad.
M.A Vijayan Gurukkal was a pioneer in the field of Kalaripauyatu in Wayanad. He learned martial arts under the guidance of Sreenivasan Gurukkal who hails from Vadakara. He was also trained by eminent trainers such as V.P Rakhavan Gurukkal and Valappil Karunan Gurukkal. He became a martial art trainer in the year of 1977 and established Kadathanadan Kalarisangam in the year of 2000 at Kammana.
K.F Thomas Gurukkal is the Chief Trainer and proprietor of Kadathanadan kalari sangam. He was trained by M.A Vijayan Gurukkal, the founder of the Sangam. He also learned martial art from various teachers such as Sri V. Sreenivasan Gurukkal, V.P Rakhavan Gurukkal Vadakara, Sajeevan Gurukkal. He also went all the way to Kanyakumari, Tamilnadu to learn kalaripayattu from Mani Gurukkal.
C.K.Sreejith Gurukkal, T.N. Nishad Gurukkal, M.S. Ganeesh Gurukkal, E.A. Anoop Gurukkal are the present Trainers of Kadathanadan kalari sangam. those are trained by K.F Thomas Gurukkal the Chief Trainer of the Kadathanadan Kalari Sangam.
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