Harikrishnan a Kalaripayattu exponent finds the martial art the most perfect martial art to keep the body and mind sound.
ACSIA Technologies, which functions at Technopark, Thiruvananthapuram, is giving its employees training in Kalari, Kerala's traditional martial arts, to maintain their mental and physical well-being.
Phogat says that in these modern times, women should have the capability and skills to physically defend themselves as well as those around them from threats.
The Sports Ministry has also approved the inclusion of three other indigenous sports - Gatka, Thang-Ta and Mallakhamba - in the Games scheduled to be held in Haryana next year.
Being a Kalarippayattu exponent, Natalie has started a Kalari (traditional school to teach Kalarippayattu) at Mannanam near Neendoor in Kerala's Kottayam.
The martial art show is part of the three-day Mamankam festival which will begin on February 8.