Method of execution
This set of adavus are comprised of
leaps, jumps and turns. Two variations of this adavu are sometimes
referred to independently as Kartari adavu (3rd
variation) and Katthi adavu (4th variation). Kartari
means scissors and is named after the Kartarimukha mudra used in
this adavu. Katthi means knife and is named after the cutting movement
performed with the hands in this adavu. Common among all the variations of this
adavu are the leaps.
Dhit Teiyum Ta
held at chest level
stretched at shoulder level, with hand holding respective mudra facing
hand is held stretched above the head with elbows in a slight curve, and hand
holding respective mudra, facing up, while the other hand is brought in
a curve from chest level and stretched in front of the body with the respective
mudra and hand facing up.
hands held in a circle above the head, with the mudras close to each other and
the palms facing upward
hands making a circular movement around the body
single hand held stretched and rotated
at the shoulder, to the be held at full stretch at chest level
stretched downward with hand holding respective mudra facing up
hand making a circular movement , even as the body turns
Points to remember
as high as possible.
jumping, fold the legs to touch the rear.
silently and stable on your feet, in respective position, after a jump.
yourself light to be able to cover space both laterally and vertically.