The first known framework of the rules of Kabaddi as an indigenous sport of India was prepared in Maharashtra in the year 1921 for Kabaddi competitions on the pattern of Sanjeevani and Gemini in a combined form. During each play, known as a "raid", a player from the attacking side, known as the "raider", runs into the opposing team's side of the court and attempts to tag as many of the seven defending players as possible. The All India Kabaddi Federation was formed in the year 1950 to look after the promotion of the game and the Senior National championship started from the year 1952. The founding of the Pro Kabaddi League relaunched the sport and has changed the perception of the game. Additionally when fewer than four players left on the field, tackles are worth 2 points ("super tackle"). In 2004, the International Kabaddi Federation (IKF) was formed taking the sport to a global level. It is the national sport of Bangladesh. The All-India Kabaddi Federation was formed in 1950. [16], Kabaddi has been played at the Asian Games since 1990. The men had been sent to demonstrate India’s aspirations for independence through their indigenous sport. The high objective of the game remained unaltered. All the tournaments have been won by India. The first Asian Kabaddi Championship was held in 1980. If the raider does not get a point then the opposite team will get a point and the raider will be declared out. The governing body for kabaddi in the United Kingdom is the England Kabaddi Federation UK. [6][7][1], After being demonstrated again at the 1982 Asian Games in Delhi, Kabaddi was added to the Asian Games' programme beginning in 1990. [15], The following competitions are played in standard format, for that of circle style kabaddi, see Punjabi kabaddi. Beach fashion kabaddi is within the Surjaveeni layout, the revival and our rule is live. The Storm Queens produced a last-second turnaround to defeat the Fire Birds 24–23. It always irks me that almost nine out ten people I talk to about kabaddi have almost no inkling to the origin of kabaddi. [8], In the international team version of kabaddi, two teams of seven members each occupy opposite halves of a court of 10 by 13 metres (33 ft × 43 ft) in case of men and 8 by 12 metres (26 ft × 39 ft) in case of women. The recreation is usually called ha-du-du in Bangladesh, baibalaa in Maldives. It featured 13 teams. (If an attacker touches a defender and hasn't yet reached the baulk line, they don't need to reach the baulk line to score points and may return to their half of the court. A raid where no points are scored by the raider is referred to as an "empty raid". Bare-chested participants have been adorned with smart kits and a razzmatazz has been added in with music, fireworks and a smattering of celebrity backers and fans. This sport demands agility, muscular coordination, breath protecting capacity, speed, strength, stamina. This is Kabaddi, the match of one against seven, known as the game of struggle. [1][2] It is the state game of the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, and Uttar Pradesh.[3]. He learned the knowledge of entering the deadly and virtually impenetrable seven tiered defense called Chakravyuha. There is an ancient record of playing kabaddi. Kabaddi first got worldwide exposure at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. The fact is that one gentleman who was a mino, Selection Trail of Indian Kabaddi for Asian Games, Indian Kabaddi Teams Men & Women both have won the GOLD MEDAL in Asian Kabaddi Championship held at Gorgan – I.R. [26], The inaugural Junior Kabaddi World Championship was held in Kish island, Iran, 11–14 November 2019. Historians find resemblance with the technicalities of Kabaddi with a situation in the great battle of Mahabharata , where the warrior Arjuna's son Abhimanyu is trapped in the 'Chakravyuha' set by his … [citation needed], Despite these conflicting claims modern kabaddi is a synthesis of the game played in various forms under different names in the Indian continent[5]. And winning every Kabaddi World Cup and Asian Games title till 2015. Ha-du-du has no definite rules and is played with different rules in different areas. In 1923 a national tournament was staged in Baroda organised by the Hind Vijay Gymkhana and a written version of the rules and regulations of kabaddi was produced. These developments helped to formalize the sport, which had traditionally been played in villages, for legitimate international competition. Three teams played across seven cities in India. The kabaddi game originated from India. 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