Thang-TaFManipuri Martial Arts

 

Thang-Ta is a traditional martial arts of Manipur State in North- eastern India. Itfs ancient name is known as HUYEN LALLONG.

In 2010, we discovered a school of Thang-ta in Amravati Maharashtra under teaching of Master Mahavir(video above), who is the disciple of Grand Master Prem Kumar from Manipur.

Thang-ta literally means gThe art of sword and the spearh. Thus it preserves many kind of weaponry system still now, and rich bodily technique & exercises also. It looks like just between kalaripayattu and Shaolin Kung-Fu.

We donft have much information about Thang-ta, so will try to research it more in future. But social condition is not stable in the North-eastern India, so it will take time with difficulty.

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