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Ottappayattu | Curved Stick Fight


Ottappayattu, a fight using the weapon otta or curved stick, is a higher variant of Kolthari that is very difficult to master.  The student uses a specially chiselled, rounded and curved dagger-like wooden weapon called Otta. 

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