Martial art being performed by professionals in Delhi. Kalaripayattu / kalari / kalaripayatt from Kerala, India. Martial Art has literal meaning which is arts of war. Martial art are fighting arts which are traditions of combat. Martial arts is to physically defeat other persons or defend oneself or others from physical threat. Martial arts are considered as both an art and sience. The term both in its literal meaning however, and in its subsequent usage may be taken to refer to any codified combat system, regardless of origin, a practitioner of martial arts is referred to as a martial artist. Martial arts have originated and evolved in various cultures at various times. This footage is part of the professionally-shot stock footage archive of Wilderness Films India Ltd., the largest collection of imagery from South Asia. The Wilderness Films India collection comprises of thousands of hours of high quality broadcast imagery, mostly shot on HDCAM 1080i High Definition, HDV and Digital Betacam. Write to us for licensing this footage on a broadcast format, for use in your production! We pride ourselves in bringing the best of India and South Asia to the world... wfi @ vsnl.com and email@example.com.