"Kalarippayat is more than just another type of sport or martial art. Kalari is an attitude, a school for life."


Jurgen Lehmann

born 1957

social worker and teacher


training with C.M. Sherif (KKA Kalari Kannur) from 2003 - 2012

since 2007 student of Gurukal Rajesh Chirackal and authorized by him as kalari teacher

gurukal (teacher)

Rajesh Chirackal

born in Kerala, South India. At the age of 14 years, he started his training with E.P. Vasudeva Gurukkal, one of the most famous Kalarippayat teachers of his times.

By the intense training, now  he is an expert of the martial art kalarippayat was well as the related healing art kalari chikitsa.

From 2007 - 2020 he taught kalari in Zurich. Now he moved back to Kerala. At his Kalari near Kochi, you can get ayurvedic and kalari treatments, you also can train here kalari on a short and long term basis in an authentic surrouding. For more information: www.chirackalkalari.com