Guwahati: Thang-Ta, a martial art from Manipur, is set to be showcased at the Khelo India Youth Games 2022 at Panchkula in Haryana for the first time ever.

The traditional martial art – Thang (sword) Ta (spear) – however is not just about fighting. Artistes are trained in sword fight and sharit-sharak (unarmed combat). Their holistic development is ensured through sajen kanglon (physical exercise), thengouron (spiritual arts), ningsha kanglon (breathing exercise), layeng kanglon (natural medicinal education) and hirikonba (meditation).

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