Whatfs Kushti ?
Kushti is the generic name of Indian traditional wrestling. It is practiced in dug out style square pit arena with sandy ground.
Every school set up the
The player wears traditional
rapping pants Rangool like Sumo wrestler in
Its fighting styles are very similar to western wrestling. One can get win when he finish throwing opponent, make his back touch on the ground.
Like Judo, it has foot techniques and joint locking technique too.
Training system of that is also unique with rotating heavy unbalanced wooden bat called Mukdal, climbing long rope only by both hands, and so on. Of cause Mallakhamb is utilized as a basic menu, but just for exercise rather than the sports art
Squat, very basic exercise for all athletes was originated from Kushti training, thatfs why still the name of gHindu Squath remains.
Famous Pro wrestler Tiger Jett Sigh is also born of Kushti
Recently We have covered on NathdwaraARajasthan, and
Puri Orissa already, those are both Hindu pilgrim center, and Kushti has strong relations with temple.
spread all over
declining its popularity among young generations.
Its history will be traced back to more than 5000 years, much older than all kind of wrestling around the world.