Thang Ahum Yannaba (martial arts) Triple fights – one versus two men

Thang means sword and yannaba is fighting. It is a traditional martial art performed in manipur. In this sequence the martial artists deploy the skill of self defence by holding swords in their hands in a continuous series of defensive gestures and artistic movements of the different parts of the body. it was traditionally performed in the auspicious royal gatherings, state functions and Lai-haraoba festivals.