Angampora Martial Arts Presentation
Experience the ancient Sri Lankan martial artform of Angampora in person. Watch demonstrations of the various high-level techniques of Angampora. View knife fights, gang fights, the art of swords, and much more. Learn some basic Angampora techniques from professionals, if you are interested. This is a
wonderfully fun tour for those who are interested in martial and history, or have a great sense of adventure.
According to folklore, the history of this martial arts stretches back to almost 30,000 years. Ancient scripts mention that it was born from the efforts of nine hermits; and the most famous expert of this art is believed to be Rana Ravana, a mythical warrior said to have lived 5,000 years ago.
The might and techniques of the local martial art were well documented and the envy of many an invading army. Known as Angam Satan Kalawa or Angam Pora, this close quarter combat style incorporated both hand-to-hand techniques incorporating the ancient art of pressure point attack, as well as weapons, such as staves, swords and shields and blades. Although part of the knowledge was lost over the time, the Angam martial art has been preserved to this day and is now practiced by a new generation of both men and women.
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